MEDIA ALERT: Turnbull Govt must not abandon essential social housing and homelessness services

ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie will join National Shelter, St Vincent de Paul Society, and Equality Rights Alliance at a press conference in the Senate Courtyard calling on the Turnbull Government to continue to fund vital essential services through the National Affordable Housing Agreement.

NAHA supports some of the most disadvantaged people in our community. It is irresponsible for the Government to abolish it, without consultation, at a time when people living on the streets is at crisis levels and housing affordability is a chronic problem.

When: 12.00pm, Wednesday 15 February 2017

Who: Dr Cassandra Goldie, CEO, ACOSS, Adrian Pisarski, Executive Officer, National Shelter; John Falzon, St Vincent de Paul Society, Hannah Gissane, Equality Rights Alliance.

Where: Senate Courtyard, Parliament House, Canberra

Media contact: Fernando de Freitas 0419 626 155

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