405,000 women aged 45 and over are at risk of homelessness in Australia. This is a national issue that is affecting women across the country in metropolitan, regional and rural settings. Multiple changes are required to our housing, retirement, and social services and income support systems to meaningfully address this issue. If we act now, we can reduce future social and economic costs and avoid placing additional pressure on already stretched homelessness and crisis response services.

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There has been a Parliamentary Inquiry into the Retirement Housing Sector. Recommendations have been released, and we have met with 30 MP's to hear about what they will do to implement these recommendations. Still, there is much to be done...

Download HAAG's Response to the Retirement Housing Inquiry  

Download flyer to help arrange a meeting with your MP

Download the key election asks

Download template letter for MP's

Send an email directly to Premier Daniel Andrews

These resources will help you if you are searching for retirement housing or independent living units.

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This toolkit is a guide that can be used to lobby your local politicians make and political change.

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November 2011

A toolkit for residents' committees has been developed to provide practical information on starting and running a residents' committee...