The NPAH has been in operation for eight years and facilitates over $230 million of government investment each year, with contributions split evenly between the Federal Government and the states and territories. This funds around one-third of Australia’s total homelessness service system, providing support to around 80,000 people in crisis each year.
209 organisations from across the country (including 30 from Tasmania) have signed a letter to the Prime Minister, seeking urgent intervention to avert the human, economic and policy disaster that will occur if the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) is de-funded in 2017.
Please click on the links below to find out more:
Shelter Tas’ media release – ‘Tasmanian organisations join campaign as deadline looms for homelessness funding‘
Open letter to the Prime Minister, calling for future NPAH funding
Shelter Tas’ factsheet, which explains the repercussions for losing NPAH funding.
Contact us if you have any questions, or would like more information on NPAH funding and the effect on clients and staff if the funding ceases.