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HANZA HOSTS A STUDY VISIT TO MELBOURNE HOMESHARE

The budding Sydney and Melbourne Homeshare programs met up for a productive lunch earlier this month. Many thanks to Kathryn Brookes (above) from Holdsworth Community, Sydney for a very stimulating visit. Holdsworth Community is working hard to establish a “social enterprise” […]

HOMESHARE AUSTRALIA NEWS — APRIL 2018

In the April 2018 edition of the Homeshare Australia newsletter: our President, Annette Madden, receives a well-deserved OAM; an update on the Homeshare Round Table in Canberra last October; a fascinating piece by author, scholar and Australian Children’s Television Foundation […]

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“IS HOMESHARE THE ANSWER?” by DR PATRICIA EDGAR

As people live longer and desire independence over aged-care facilities, they prefer to remain in the homes they own. Some 60% of free-standing houses with back yards are occupied by people over 50, and in greater Melbourne alone there are […]

BUILDING ON EDYTHE MCCALLUM’S HOUSING LEGACY IN SOUTH AND PORT MELBOURNE

On February 24th 2018, Heather McKee and Beris Campbell were proud to see a new small park on the Emerald Hill in South Melbourne named in honour of their hero and mentor Edythe McCallum, and to unveil a plaque that […]

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CONGRATULATIONS ANNETTE MADDEN – OAM!

HANZA is delighted and proud to announce that our esteemed President, Annette Madden, has been recognised in the Australia Day Honours 2018. She was awarded a medal of the Order of Australia for her outstanding service in aged care over […]

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Read the HANZA Inc. Annual report for 2016-7

Excerpt from the President’s Report: This past year has been extraordinary in the life of HANZA Inc. and Homeshare in Australia. 2017 marks the twentieth year since Carmel Hurst convened a meeting to discuss the start- up of a Homeshare […]

HOMESHARE AUSTRALIA NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2017

HOMESHARE AUSTRALIA NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2017   7th September 2017   In this edition of Homeshare Australia News: Homeshare Roundtable announcement, reports on the 5th World Homeshare Congress in Madrid …   Homeshare Australia News – September 2017 In this […]

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SUBMISSION TO FUTURE REFORM – an integrated care at home program to support older Australians

SUBMISSION TO FUTURE REFORM – an integrated care at home program to support older Australians 21 August 2017 Homeshare Australia – HANZA Inc. made a submission to the discussion paper on Future reform – an integrated care at home program […]

Free room for ‘rent': a report by The Australia Institute

A Discussion Paper by Canberra-based think tank The Australia Institute has found that successful Homeshare programs are at risk of being discontinued as the funding responsibility for aged care and disability services transition from the States to the Federal Government under […]

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Homesharers fear funding shortfall

The ACT’s Community Connections Homeshare program has found it difficult to secure funding under the NDIS. Article via The Canberra Times.

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