Super misstep: Proposed policy could jack up housing prices and slash women’s retirement incomes

This week, the Morrison government announced a new and controversial policy, which allows first home buyers to withdraw up to […]

Australia’s oldest women-only rooming house celebrates 49 years of operation

Owned and managed by YWCA, Richmond House was first opened in 1973 and is still the largest women-only rooming house […]

YWCA’s newest housing development opens in Bendigo

According to the latest rental report from the Department of Health and Human Services, rents in regional Victoria have increased […]

An update on YWCA governance

To ensure greater synergy and better communication across all YWCA legal entities, we have decided to move to a common board of directors across YWCA Australia, YWCA National Housing, and YWCA Housing. This change is effective as of 1 June 2020.

Media Release: New research reveals homelessness crisis for regional women

Shocking new research has revealed one in eight women living in regional Australia has been homeless in the past five years and one in four has lived in temporary accommodation because they couldn’t afford the private rental market.

Media Release: Fears of COVID-19 housing crisis for vulnerable families

Australia’s leading national women’s organisation is warning of an impending housing crisis for women and children escaping domestic and family violence during and after the COVID-19 lockdown.