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Constellation 2021
Year in Review

What if you could register your investment property to prioritise housing women and children who have experienced domestic and family violence?

Constellation commissioned the Centre for Social Impact to conduct research on what supports can best prevent homelessness among young people leaving youth justice detention.
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Ending Homelessness Symposium

On October 12 2021, Constellation held the Ending Homelessness Symposium to update our network on our work and community of practice. Take a look through our summary of the discussions we had on the day including presentation slides from guest speakers.

Constellation commissioned the Centre for Social Impact to conduct research on what supports can best prevent homelessness among young people leaving youth justice detention.
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Ending Homelessness Symposium

On October 12 2021, Constellation held the Ending Homelessness Symposium to update our network on our work and community of practice. Take a look through our summary of the discussions we had on the day including presentation slides from guest speakers.

I am delighted to be chairing this new entity which brings the joint strengths of BAEH’s focus on engaging the private sector and Constellation’s cross-sector collaboration expertise. We are committed to action on homelessness.
KEITH BRYANT

CHAIR, CONSTELLATION PROJECT

BAEH merges with Constellation Project

In February 2021, the Constellation Project and the Business Alliance to End Homelessness (BAEH) merged to form a new independent entity. The new organisation will retain the Constellation Project name and focus on complementing the considerable existing work on homelessness in Australia by accelerating solutions to homelessness.

Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning (MIZ) is a proposal to include social and affordable housing in all new housing developments.
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How can we create more housing that is actually affordable?

On Constellation project, we've been working on two significant changes that would increase the supply of housing that is affordable for people on low to moderate incomes in Australia. Our submission to the parliamentary inquiry details two of the potential changes - the introduction of Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning and attracting institutional investment via the Housing Boost Aggregator.

Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning (MIZ) is a proposal to include social and affordable housing in all new housing developments.
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How can we create more housing that is actually affordable?

On Constellation project, we've been working on two significant changes that would increase the supply of housing that is affordable for people on low to moderate incomes in Australia. Our submission to the parliamentary inquiry details two of the potential changes - the introduction of Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning and attracting institutional investment via the Housing Boost Aggregator.

Constellation 2020
Year in Review

With NAB as an Alliance Member, we are pleased to provide financial support and expertise housing market expertise to the Project, starting with the 'More Homes' pillar.
DAVID GALL

GROUP EXECUTIVE, CORPORATE & INSTITUTIONAL BANKING MEMBER

NAB Joins The Constellation Project

NAB joins the Constellation Project as an Alliance Member building on NAB's existing $2 billion affordable housing commitment. Skilled volunteering opportunities will be promoted at NAB to support the work of Constellation.

Constellation co-designs with Housing Tasmania

The Constellation Project worked on a co-design collaboration with the Tasmanian State Government to help improve the supply of social and affordable housing.

In an agile methodology it shows if you have a common objective you can come together and get things done. A very worthwhile exercise.
PETER WHITE

DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
HUMAN SERVICES TASMANIA

Tasmania invests in Social and Affordable Housing

On June 4, 2020 Tasmania's announced its $3.1 billion construction plan that aims to build almost 2300 new houses across the state over two years, including social and affordable houses.
The government will invest $100

It wasn’t until recently that I understood that my experiences of couch surfing throughout high school were classified as homelessness.
ANONYMOUS

LIVED EXPERIENCE

Victoria makes massive investment into social housing to stimulate economy

The Andrews government will undertake the biggest spend on social housing since the global financial crisis, as part of a $500 million package to build 168 new

The Housing Capital Aggregator enables governments and institutional investors to manage investments in affordable housing
WENDY HAYHURST

CEO, COMMUNITY HOUSING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

Long term underinvestment in social housing has left Australia with 433,000 households in housing need, which the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) projects will expand to 727,000 households by 2036.

Productivity Commission report into Mental Health

As a priority, State and Territory Governments should, with support from the Australian Government, commit to a nationally consistent policy of no exits into homelessness for people with mental illness who are discharged from institutional care.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are ten times more likely to experience homelessness than non-indigenous Australians.
AUSTRALIAN HOMELESSNESS
MONITOR 2020

First Nations Elder Village

A culturally appropriate aged care model that allows First Nations people to maintain connection to country and community as they age.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are ten times more likely to experience homelessness than non-indigenous Australians.
AUSTRALIAN HOMELESSNESS
MONITOR 2020

First Nations Elder Village

A culturally appropriate aged care model that allows First Nations people to maintain connection to country and community as they age.

Implementation of a Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning policy could result in the creation of up to 160,000 new lower income/affordable homes in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne over the next 16 years.

The Priority Project

A private rentals property register to provide medium to long term housing for women and children impacted by domestic and family violence.

Implementation of a Mandatory Inclusionary Zoning policy could result in the creation of up to 160,000 new lower income/affordable homes in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne over the next 16 years.

The Priority Project

A private rentals property register to provide medium to long term housing for women and children impacted by domestic and family violence.

Mission Australia 2020 Youth Survey Report

The largest annual survey of young people in Australia. The Mission Australia Youth Survey continues to provide a platform for young people aged 15 to 19 to share their values, aspirations and concerns.

Constellation 2019
Year in Review

The causes of homelessness among young adults and children are wide and varied, including family dysfunction, domestic and family violence, sexual abuse, mental health, intergenerational homelessness, poverty,
CSI AMPLIFY REPORT

News From The Project
Lived Experience

The causes of homelessness among young adults and children are wide and varied, including family dysfunction, domestic and family violence, sexual abuse, mental health, intergenerational homelessness, poverty,
CSI AMPLIFY REPORT

News From The Project
Lived Experience

Centre for Social Impact 2019 Amplify Report Housing Affordability and Homelessness

Evidence, from official statistics, academic research, and other publicly available information about the lived experience of homelessness and housing affordability in Australia.

News From The Project
Lab Wrap 2019

Centre for Social Impact 2019 Amplify Report Housing Affordability and Homelessness

Evidence, from official statistics, academic research, and other publicly available information about the lived experience of homelessness and housing affordability in Australia.

News From The Project
Lab Wrap 2019

Champions of social change from join forces to tackle homelessness

Australian Red Cross, Centre for Social Impact, Mission Australia, and PwC Australia announced they have joined forces under a new collaboration project known as The Constellation Project.

News From The Project
Constellation Social Labs Kick Off

Champions of social change from join forces to tackle homelessness

Australian Red Cross, Centre for Social Impact, Mission Australia, and PwC Australia announced they have joined forces under a new collaboration project known as The Constellation Project.

News From The Project
Constellation Social Labs Kick Off

Facts Video

Each day last year, 261 requests for homelessness assistance were not met.

News From The Project
The Constellation Project launch

The Constellation Project is a growing group of organisations collaborating across sectors, founded by Australian Red Cross, Centre for Social Impact, Mission Australia and PwC Australia. Together they share a vision to end homelessness in a generation.

Facts Video

Each day last year, 261 requests for homelessness assistance were not met.

News From The Project
The Constellation Project launch

The Constellation Project is a growing group of organisations collaborating across sectors, founded by Australian Red Cross, Centre for Social Impact, Mission Australia and PwC Australia. Together they share a vision to end homelessness in a generation.

Women over 55 years now the fastest growing homeless people in Australia

There is a growing concern in the broader community about the increasing number of homeless people we see on our streets.

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Facts Video

Women over 55 years now the fastest growing homeless people in Australia

There is a growing concern in the broader community about the increasing number of homeless people we see on our streets.

News From The Project
Facts Video

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