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Local Housing & Bellingen Shire Council Elections

Meet the Candidates”

Online Forum
Thursday 18 November, 5.30-7.00pm

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As the the Bellingen Shire Council elections approach, the Housing Matters Action Group is hosting a ‘Meet the Candidates’ forum focused on the housing issues being experienced in our local community.
We believe that all levels of government have key roles to play in helping to fix the housing system and to bring about positive change.
In May this year, the current council declared a housing crisis in the Bellingen Shire. Issues include limited housing stock for rentals and purchase, a significant increase in housing prices and rents, lack of available land, and lack of investment in affordable housing solutions.
The Housing Matters Action Group has worked closely with Bellingen Shire Council over the last 4 years on a number of projects including:
  • Local Housing Strategy 2020-2040
  • Community Land Trust Feasibility
  • Existing infrastructure redevelopment for affordable rentals
This forum is an opportunity to hear from local candidates on this important topic.

This event will take place online.
Date: Thursday 18 November, 5.30-7.00pm
Register here

Tackling the regional housing crisis together

The Housing Matters Action Group are locals working on affordable housing solutions. We need  affordable, secure, accessible and environmentally responsible housing throughout the Bellingen and Nambucca Shires and right across the North Coast of NSW.

Everyone needs a safe, secure and affordable place to call home.

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Housing Crisis Support

Link 2 Home NSW
1800 152 152

Mission Australia Housing
1800 269 672

Community Housing Ltd.
1300 245 468

Warrina Women’s Refuge, Mid North Coast NSW
02 6652 4000

Neighbourhood Centres of Bellingen Shire:
Coordinator 0438 735 904
Bellingen, Dorrigo 02 6655 1239
Urunga 02 6655 6993

Nambucca Lifetime Connect
02 6568 2522

Pete’s Place, Coffs Harbour
02 6648 3694

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