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The fires and the sad devastation they have brought are on the forefront of many of our minds – and so they should be! I previously worked coordinating disaster welfare and before that spent 17 years with Fire and Rescue. Many of us love to think about how we can contribute to the relief effort […]

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Bushfires compound housing woes … but also present an opportunity

Like many of our sister agencies, Anglicare was on the frontline supporting our communities as the bushfire crisis unfolded across NSW, ACT, Victoria and South Australia this summer. Brad Braithwaite, who is deputy CEO of Anglicare NSW South, NSW West & ACT, filed this report. (Brad is also on the board of Churches Housing.) Key […]

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Minto to gain aged care and living units

A recently approved development application in Minto is for a seniors’ living village that includes a residential aged care facility and residential living units. At the corner of Sark Ave and Pembroke Road, Minto, the development has been designed by award winning Architects Group GSA. Ten 3- and 4-storey buildings will include a 100-bed residential […]

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Wesley Mission to refurbish Glebe property for affordable housing

Sydney’s Wesley Mission is lodging a development application (DA) to completely refurbish the RJ Williams property in Glebe Point Road to provide 74 environmentally sustainable self-contained units of single and double bed studios plus four-bedroom units that can accommodate a group or family. These private units will also have shared spaces, including a rooftop garden, […]

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Anglicare to build more housing in Fairfield

Anglicare is developing more affordable accommodation in Fairfield, focusing on housing for women over 55 and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women over 45, who need long-term, secure affordable housing. The recently approved development application is for a mix of affordable and strata units at 36-40 Kenyon Street Fairfield, designed by award-winning architects GroupGSA. “The […]

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Sometimes affordable housing meetings are not always what you expect. Landcom just launched a partnership opportunity through an event focused on the increased supply, diversity and affordability of housing. Dan Gregory, of Gruen Transfer fame, opened proceedings, discussing how we lead change; especially relevant as we are in a sector with the unsolvable solvable problem […]