The Hon Melissa Parke MP

Homelessness research helps guide Government response

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

The Australian Government is investing $3.3 million to continue its successful long-term homelessness research approach, and extend the Journeys Home study. Minister for Housing and…

Exploring homelessness responses at national summit

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

Parliamentary Secretary for Homelessness and Social Housing Melissa Parke today met with key stakeholders at the National Homelessness Summit in Sydney to discuss approaches and…

Faster delivery of affordable rental homes

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

The latest performance report from the Government’s National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) shows a marked increase in the rollout of affordable rental housing across Australia.…

Providing supported housing in Melbourne

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

Parliamentary Secretary for Homelessness and Social Housing, Melissa Parke, today visited two supported accommodation facilities working to address homelessness in Melbourne. Ms Parke said Housing…

Brisbane NGO Wins National Homelessness Award

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

Micah Projects and Mater Health Services were today awarded a National Homelessness Services Achievement Award in recognition of their tireless work to prevent and tackle…

SA charity wins Homelessness Award

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

Catherine House, Adelaide, was today awarded with a National Homelessness Services Achievement Award in recognition of its tireless work to prevent and tackle homelessness. Minister…

Homelessness services recognised for outstanding work

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

Seven community organisations from across Australia were today recognised for their outstanding work to prevent and tackle homelessness as recipients of National Homelessness Services Achievement…

NSW charity wins Homelessness Award

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

The Samaritans Brokerage Support Service, of Broadmeadow, NSW, was today awarded a National Homelessness Services Achievement Award in recognition of its tireless work to prevent…

Victorian charity wins Homelessness Award

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

Sacred Heart Mission, of St Kilda, Victoria, was today awarded a National Homelessness Services Achievement Award in recognition of its tireless work to prevent and…

NT project wins Homelessness Award

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

Larrakia Nation’s Watch House in Darwin, was today awarded a National Homelessness Services Achievement Award in recognition of its tireless work to prevent and tackle…

WA Charity Wins National Homelessness Award

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

Anglicare WA was today awarded a National Homelessness Services Achievement Award in recognition of its tireless work to prevent and tackle homelessness. Minister for Housing…

Mackay Agency Wins National Homelessness Award

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

Community Accommodation & Support Agency (CASA), of Mackay, was today awarded a National Homelessness Services Achievement Award in recognition of its tireless work to prevent…

Addressing Indigenous homelessness in Mount Isa

Media Release by The Hon Melissa Parke MP

A transitional accommodation and alcohol rehabilitation centre in Mount Isa has had considerable success over the past eight years helping Indigenous people in crisis, University…