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Learn more about our work to end homelessness, build more community housing and issues important to the people we support and our communities.

Stitching Together for a Good Yarn and a Great Cause

The threads of excitement and community are being woven together in anticipation of the VicStitchers retreat at St Augustine's Hall from May 3 to May 5.

Beyond Housing calls for bold Budget action

Beyond Housing is calling on the Victorian Government to prioritise homelessness in next month’s State Budget.

Inspiring inclusion starts with all of us

Beyond Housing backs campaign to secure homelessness funding

The City of Wodonga's plan to impose a $100 fine on individuals for camping or sleeping in public spaces merits careful rethink. Punitive measures are ineffective and have the potential to exacerbate the problem. Instead of fines, let's focus on prioritising affordable social housing solutions to tackle the underlying causes of homelessness.

Wodonga’s Youth Foyer on track

Wodonga’s Education First Youth Foyer is on track to open in just over a year. Construction of the $15.75 million facility began in October last year at Wodonga TAFE's McKoy Street campus and, when completed in mid-2025, will be home to 40 at-risk or disadvantaged young people.

Fines for homeless flawed

The City of Wodonga's plan to impose a $100 fine on individuals for camping or sleeping in public spaces merits careful rethink. Punitive measures are ineffective and have the potential to exacerbate the problem. Instead of fines, let's focus on prioritising affordable social housing solutions to tackle the underlying causes of homelessness.

BeyondHousing Seymour office official reopening.

There’s no place like home

BeyondHousing's Seymour office was officially reopened today, marking an important moment for the organisation and the community it serves. 

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Our position on the Voice to Parliament

BeyondHousing strongly supports the inclusion of an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament in the Constitution.

A PLACE TO CALL HOME FOR EVERYONE

As winter firmly establishes its hold across Victoria, the bitter chill only intensifies the stark reality of homelessness in our Goulburn and Ovens Murray regions.

WAKE UP CALL ON HOMELESSNESS

BeyondHousing supported more than 3000 people who were either experiencing homeless or at risk of becoming homeless across Ovens Murray and Goulburn regions in the past financial year.

NEW HOMES FOR A FRESH START

BeyondHousing officially opened its newest $6.1 million social housing development in Shepparton today. The project received significant support through a $4.5 million investment from the Peter & Lyndy White Foundation, a contribution of $945,355 from Homes Victoria’s Social Housing Growth Fund, and an additional $725,000 from BeyondHousing.

A PLACE TO CALL HOME

BeyondHousing marked a significant milestone today as it proudly celebrated the official opening of its newest 13-unit social housing development in Wangaratta.

$1 Billion Regional Housing Fund a win for Victoria

BeyondHousing has welcomed the Victorian Government’s commitment to a $1 billion Regional Housing Fund following the cancellation of the 2026 Commonwealth Games. 

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New Chair and Deputy Chair appointed

BeyondHousing is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Ruscoe as the new Chair of its Board of Directors and Skye Roberts as Deputy Chair.

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Learning from lived experience – I never though it would happen to Me

I was born and raised in a small town in rural north-east Victoria. I have seen it grow, shrink during droughts and the recession and the lure of big city life for younger generations, and then grow again with the popularity of living on acreage and the rural lifestyle.

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Issues, Opportunities and Constraints in Responding to Housing Need in Regional Victoria

Many regional cities and townships across Victoria have been experiencing sustained population growth over many years as they shifted from traditional agriculture-based economies to new employment opportunities in the service and education sectors.

Youth Homelessness Matters Day. Contains a range of images of young people who have experienced homelessness around the words Youth Homelessness Matters Day in black orange and white and Home Not Homeless in the centre of the image in shades of teal.

Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2023

On Youth Homelessness Matters Day, BeyondHousing is calling for urgent action to end youth homelessness. Find out more about youth homelessness and what you can do to help.

Census shows homelessness increase

It’s been another year for enormous numbers of local people seeking support for homelessness.

Wodonga Youth Foyer announced

Peter & Lyndy White visited some of the many community housing construction projects their generosity helped us to build.

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Homelessness Week State of The Region

It’s been another year for enormous numbers of local people seeking support for homelessness.

Stepping Up For Homelessness

Make a difference right now for local people & families experiencing homelessness by participating in our #OMGPayItForward initiative.

Peter & Lyndy White

Generosity builds homes

Peter & Lyndy White visited some of the many community housing construction projects their generosity helped us to build.

Foyer welcomes 200th resident

Shepparton Education First Youth Foyer has welcomed its 200th resident since its opening in 2016.

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