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HANZA NEWS—READ IT HERE!

The latest issue of HANZA News is now available to read right here on the HANZA website! If you didn’t get a copy in your email—or, perish the thought, you’re not a subscriber yet!—then look no further. This issue contains […]

A LOVELY TALE FROM ACROSS THE TASMAN

Our friends at the Hawkes Bay branch of New Zealand’s Age Concern agency, which operates a successful homeshare program, sent us this lovely story in September 2020. It’s a first-hand account of a new match between householder Frankie and homesharer […]

JULY 2020’S “HANZA NEWS” NOW AVAILABLE ON SITE

The most recent issue of our newsletter HANZA News is (belatedly) available to read and download on this site. This issue covers the highlights of Home Share Melbourne’s second year of operation, our follow-up submission to the Royal Commission into […]

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HANZA MAKES FOLLOW-UP SUBMISSION TO ROYAL COMMISSION

In the year since we made our original submission to the ongoing Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, we have been disappointed to see the Commission issue several media releases and Research Papers that have contained no mention […]

HOME SHARE MELBOURNE ON SBS “INSIGHT”!

Last night’s episode of the SBS program Insight examined the impact of isolation on the human psyche. This is clearly a particularly apposite topic at the moment, given the fact that so many people — especially older people — are locked […]

COMPASS ON IVIEW, AND OTHER MARCH NEWS

If you missed the March issue of our newsletter, it’s available right here on our website! (You’ll need a PDF viewer to do so — they come built-in to most browsers these days, but if you’re having trouble, you can […]

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HOMESHARE ON THE ABC’S “COMPASS”

The upcoming episode of the ABC’s long-running documentary show Compass will focus on … Homeshare! The episode, entitled “Perfect Match”, documents the matching process, following several pairs of householders and homesharers as “they are matched, meet and hopefully hit it […]

READ THE 2018-19 HANZA ANNUAL REPORT

The HANZA 2018-19 Annual Report has arrived! The report catalogues a year that has been characterized by both highlights and challenges; thankfully, on balance there have been more of the former than the latter! Highlights include the our submission to […]

HANZA DIRECTORS RECEIVE AWARD FOR HISTORY OF MELBOURNE COMMUNITY HOUSING GROUP

Here’s some excellent news: we’re delighted to announce that our very own Beris Campbell and Heather McKee were presented with awards at this year’s Victorian Community History Awards ceremony, held on Monday 14 October as part of History Week. The […]

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HOMESHARE NEWS — AUGUST 2019

Our latest newsletter features news about our submission to the Royal Commission on Aged Care Quality and Safety, the homeshare-centric story that ran in The Sunday Age and the Sydney Morning Herald recently (along with an update on that story!), […]

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