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Vote to put homelessness to bed - state election 2018

Right now, the rate of homelessness is the highest it has ever been. Almost 25,000 Victorians are without a home, including 726 people in the seat of Albert Park and 417 people in the seat of Prahran.

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Sacred Heart Mission echoes the concerns of Homelessness Australia (HA) in response to the Federal Budget 2018-19 released last night.

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Sacred Heart Mission welcomes new funding announced in today’s State Budget for a range of services addressing the needs of the community’s most vulnerable people.

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The Mission learnt last week of the peaceful passing of Fr Ernie Smith at Templestowe Manor, following a long period of ill health.

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We're excited to share our new website with you. Here are some of the changes you might notice.

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Sacred Heart Mission is not surprised the latest Census data reveals an 11 per cent rise in Victorian homelessness and 14 per cent rise across Australia. 

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Sacred Heart Mission welcomes the Victorian Government’s recent announcement of a new plan that aims to break the cycle of long-term homelessness.

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Sacred Heart Mission welcomes the Victorian Government's recent reform package to 'make renting fair'.

Sacred Heart Mission respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we operate our services. We pay our respects to the ongoing living cultures of Aboriginal peoples, and to Elders past, present and future.
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