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 edition of Homeshare Australia News:

HOMESHARE ROUNDTABLE

The hoped for Homeshare Round table, mentioned in our last newsletter, is set to happen in October!

The offices of the Ministers Wyatt (Aged Care) and Porter (DSS – NDIS) have worked with HANZA and The Australia Institute to find a date to bring representatives of government, peak aged care and disability bodies together with Homeshare providers to review the work done to date in accepting and growing Homeshare and to chart a way forward.

SPECIAL CONGRESS EDITION

As we have alluded to in past editions, the 5th World Homeshare Congress was held this year in Madrid in late May. The Spanish did us proud with a spectacular venue, great food, simultaneous interpreting and fascinating content. We were greeted in the wedding-cake style Palace de Cibeles in the centre of Madrid. 14 countries around the world now have Homeshare programs and are as excited as us by the outcomes of the work.

Four of the HANZA committee attended, a great effort on our part, and a good excuse for a European holiday.

The speakers inspired us with new enthusiasm. They filled us with the realization that we are a part of a worldwide movement

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