Events

16 Jul 2018

The June 2018 “Responding to Older Persons Homelessness: What Works? ”edition of Parity will be launched by Senator Doug Cameron,  Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness and Shadow Minister for Skills, TAFE and Apprenticeships

11 Jul 2018

Taking action to highlight the plight of the real people who rent in Australia by sharing their messages to their landlords on social media

28 Jun 2018

 Victorian Women Lawyers is holding a screening of the O.W.L.s documentary - Older Women Lost in Housing.  Over 680,000 Australian women aged 45 and over are lost to affordable secure and accessible housing. Hidden and under- represented, O.W.L.s are the fastest growing group in our community experiencing homelessness.

24 May 2018

HAAG will soon be undertaking our next strategic planning cycle and we want to hear from you. For your effort, we will serve you a delicious lunch of soup, and you may even win a door prize!

Where: Hayden Raysmith Room, Level 4, Ross House, 247-251 Flinders Lane Melbourne.
When: Registration opens 10:15. Meeting starts11:00am. Lunch to follow.
RSVP by Monday, May 20th with dietary requirements.

18 May 2018

Bilingual worker Indy Jasal and Gemma visited the Indian Seniors Association of Victoria in Glen Waverly to deliver information about housing and aged care options. 60 people attended the session on Friday 18th of May.

14 May 2018

Residents living in retirement housing who have problems with their managers may find it hard to get results. They may feel frustrated that complaints to Consumer Affairs Victoria go nowhere, that managers flout the law or trample on residents rights with no consequences.

In this two hour workshop, residents will hear about the types of issues that can be taken to the regulator Consumer Affairs Victoria and the best way to make your complaint count. 

10 Apr 2018

Are you passionate about retirement housing reform? A new HAAG working group combining Independent Living Unit and Retirement Housing Residents will be meeting throughout 2018. The working group will meet on the second Tuesday of every month from 11-1pm (with the exception of May) and will be at HAAG . The dates for the year are as follows:

Tuesday 10th April

Monday 14th of May 1pm (CALC complaints workshop runs from 2-4pm)

Tuesday 12th of June

Tuesday 10th July

Tuesday 14th August

Tuesday 11th September

Tuesday 9th October

Tuesday 13th November

Tuesday 11th December

If people can attend please RSVP the week before to retirement@oldertenants.org.au or phone 9654 7389

2 Mar 2018

Bilingual worker Marina visited the Serbian Community Association of Australia in Watergardens Hotel Hall, Taylors Lake to deliver information about housing options. 7 people attended the session on Friday 2nd of March.

28 Feb 2018

Bilingual worker Vijay Laxmi and Gemma spoke on 3CR Raise the Roof in Carlton on Wednesday 28th of February.

22 Feb 2018

Our first General Meeting for the year will feature:

  • Ageing on the Edge Around Australia - presenting the latest findings from our national research into older people and homelessness
  • Older Women Lost in Housing - A short video documentary featuring Penny Leimhuis.
  • Meet our New Retirement Housing Team - hear how you can get involved
  • Hands off Public Housing! - website launch and hear the latest from the campaign

When: 11am - 1pm, Thursday the 22nd of February

Where: Level 4, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne.

RSVP

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