Publications

These films have been developed in collaboration with community members in response to an increasing awareness of housing issues for older migrant and refugee communities. These films are fictional, but are based on common experiences that lead older people from culturally diverse communities to contact HAAG and Home at Last. The aim of the films is to increase awareness of the different pathways that can lead to housing issues, to increase awareness of Home at Last, and improve the ability of older people from culturally diverse backgrounds to navigate the housing/homelessness system.

ABC News story by Social Affairs Correspondent Norman Hermant - Features HAAG members Joan, Tung and Neville.

Aired March 15th 2015 on ABC TV

A film by Bentwheel productions showcases why the Home at Last service is essential to the older people of Victoria. Feels like Home tells the story of five clients who experienced the threat of homelessness prior to contacting Home at Last. All five clients were assisted into their lasting Homes...at last!

As part of the Preventing Homelessness in Older CALD Communties Project, HAAG has put together a short exert based on Chinese clients, Ming and Ju.

A film produced by Bentwheel productions on the importance of home and community for older people.

A short film by Bentwheel Productions about the stories of older renters in Melbourne who achieved affordable and sustainable housing outcomes through the Assistance with Care and Housing for the Aged (ACHA) program. This video was launched at the HAAG forum "Ageing on the Edge: Older Australians at risk of homelessness".

Ageing on the Edge from kaye at HAAG on Vimeo.

Three older tenants discuss the impact of insecure housing on their lives

 

Associate Professor Andrew Jones speaks of research into the impact of housing issues on older people.

Jeff Fiedler, Housing for the Aged Action Group speaks about the possible solutions to these issues.

Filmed in September 2009

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