Shelter NSW is an active partner in the Sydney Alliance, a community-based organisation. Within the alliance, sub-groups of local leaders often come to together to promote issues for the common good. One such group is within the Cumberland LGA.
Shelter NSW recently gave a presentation on housing impacts across the Cumberland LGA to a community forum run by Cumberland for Common Good.
Over 70 people attended the the Merrylands forum covered a range of issues including:
- promoting affordable housing
- employment opportunities for all community members, including refugees, migrants, youth and seniors
- addressing Domestic and family violence
- supporting elderly residents and well-being checks