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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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“BETTER IN SO MANY WAYS”: HOMESHARE IN THE ‘SYDNEY MORNING HERALD’ AND ‘THE SUNDAY AGE’

This weekend’s issues of the Sydney Morning Herald and The Sunday Age both contained a lovely article by journalist Judith Ireland about homeshare, its benefits, and the calls from HANZA and The Australia Institute for surety of funding for homeshare […]

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A NEW ERA FOR HOMESHARE: READ HANZA’S SUBMISSION TO THE ROYAL COMMISSION INTO AGED CARE QUALITY AND SAFETY

This week, HANZA made a comprehensive submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Our submission lays out the ways in which HANZA believes homeshare can contribute to the improvement of aged care quality and safety in […]

HOMESHARE WORLD CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS NOW AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD

Some belated news on the hugely successful 6th World Homeshare Congress, which took place earlier this year in Brussels. Our Australian delegation — comprising Home Share Melbourne coordinator Carla Raynes along with HANZA’s Beris Campbell — enjoyed and benefitted hugely […]

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‘ROOM FOR A STRANGER’: A HOMESHARE-BASED STORY AT THE SYDNEY WRITERS’ FESTIVAL

One of the most compelling aspects of homeshare is the stories it creates — stories of unexpected connections across generations, of cultural interchange and shared understanding, of support and friendship and love. In view of all this, you might argue […]

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