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Read HANZA’s 2020-21 Annual Report

If it’s December, it must be… Annual Report time! And, indeed, HANZA’s freshly minted Annual Report is ready for the world. The Report catalogues another challenging year for, but as with 2019-20, the story of HANZA in 2020-21 has been […]

HOME SHARE MELBOURNE HAS A NEW IDENTITY! HANZA NEWS JULY 2021

If it’s July, it must be time for the latest instalment of our newsletter! And there’s really significant news this month: Home Share Melbourne, the exciting social enterprise that has been under HANZA’s wing since 2018, is ready to fly […]

HANZA NEWS APRIL 2021: NOW AVAILABLE TO READ HERE

If you missed the most recent issue of HANZA News, don’t despair—it’s now available to read (and/or download, if you’re so inclined) on this very website. You’ll need a PDF reader—these days, most browsers come with one built-in, but if […]

A proven model supports the elderly to remain at home

By Alexis HughesFebruary 2021 Note: this piece was written by HANZA’s Alexis Hughes in February 2021, as the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety was preparing its final report. The final report of the Royal Commission into Aged […]

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READ THE HANZA ANNUAL REPORT FOR 2019-20

The world may be slowly sliding into a dystopian future of fire and pestilence, but some things can still be relied upon—and one such thing is the arrival of HANZA’s annual report, which is now available to read and download […]

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 […]