Equality Rights Alliance has joined with the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance in writing to the Prime Minister and all Federal, State and Territory Treasurers and Ministers for Housing, Women and the Prevention of Family Violence to put forward our vision for a gender responsive National Housing and Homelessness Agreement. With negotiations underway between the States, […]

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We have made our submission to the ALP’s Setting the Agenda- National Conversation on Gender Equality process. The submission is in two parts focussing on older women’s housing issues and the YWAG-led and  authored submission on sex education. Housing Word Version YWAG Sex Education Setting the Agenda Word Version  

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Women’s Legal Services NSW (WLSNSW) has recently released the Domestic Violence and Renting: Prioritising Safety at Home report which details experiences of domestic violence and renting in NSW from a 2017 WLSNSW survey. WLSNSW has been leading a push  to make tenancy laws in NSW fairer for people experiencing domestic violence working to strengthen proposed […]

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*This ERA article was included in the May Issue of Parity on Revisiting Homelessness Data*  Gender relevant and responsive housing and homelessness data has long been a source of consternation and discussion for researchers, policy-makers and advocates. The available data on homelessness services, housing stress and housing assistance goes some way to uncovering women’s housing […]

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The Productivity Commission has been conducting an inquiry into Reforms to Human Services over 2016-17, looking specifically at competition, contestability and user choice. Social housing and specialist homelessness services are being considered as part of this inquiry. ERA has made submissions throughout the process of this inquiry and joined with the Australian Women Against Violence […]

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