Gold Coast Homelessness Network

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Branch History

The Gold Coast Homelessness Network first met in 1993 as the Gold Coast and Hinterland Housing Network (GCHHN). The Network sought to respond to the lack of crisis accommodation and affordable housing and was initially driven by the Housing Resource Service (HRS) with assistance from emergency housing workers and, in part, the Commonwealth State Housing Agreement consultation project. Read more »

Gold Coast Homelessness Network Meeting




6 July 2011 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

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Wed, 06/07/2011 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Gold Coast Region Homelessness Symposium


I am pleased to invite you to attend the sixth Gold Coast region Homelessness Symposium, hosted by the Regional Managers’ Coordination Network (RMCN) Subcommittee on Homelessness. 

Symposium details: 

Date: Wednesday 3rd November 2010

Time: 8:30am to 4:00pm (morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea provided)

Venue: Robina Community Centre

Address: 196 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina

Parking: Top level of David Jones car park (there is limited parking at the community centre)

The Symposium aims to:

  • provide an overview of the National and Queensland Homelessness agendas  and elements of the Gold Coast homelessness service system; and
  • identify opportunities for changes to the approach to homelessness in the Gold Coast region
  • The Symposium will bring together a range of people active and interested in homelessness service delivery and policy, across government and community organisations.Please RSVP to Sonya Cox via email: sonya [dot] cox [at] communities [dot] qld [dot] gov [dot] au (sonya [dot] cox [at] communities [dot] qld [dot] gov [dot] au) by 28th October 2010. Please advise of any dietary requirements. 

    We look forward to seeing you there.

Wed, 03/11/2010 - 8:30am

Anti_ Poverty Week Breakfast on a Budget

Anti-Poverty Week Event
Sponsored by Gold Coast Homeless Network
Monday 18th October
7am – 8am
“Breakfast on a Budget”
Cost $5
with profits going to Havafeed and Lunch with Friends
Genesis Christian Ministries
148 Eastlake Road
Contact: Liz Fritz (0412573119) or Hazel Bassett (0421581924)
for details.
Mon, 18/10/2010 - 7:00am

Gold Coast Homeless Connect

Gold Coast Homeless Connect The third annual Gold Coast Homeless Connect event will be held on Wednesday 4 August at Albert Waterways Community Centre, Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach, starting with a hot breakfast at 8 a.m.
Wed, 04/08/2010 - 8:00am - 2:00pm

Families Back on Track Opening Arundel

Opening of the St Vincent De Paul facility Cnr Allied Drive and Byth Street Arundel with  the Hon Karen Struthers Minister for Community Services, Housing and Women, and Rev Brian Finnigan D.D.  RSVP to Bianca on 3010-1000 or Bianca [dot] bristow [at] svdpqld [dot] org [dot] au 
Fri, 02/07/2010 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Big Issue Street Soccer Gold Coast

The Gold Coast program is attracting lots of attention, but we would love to have more players attending training - Tuesday (today) at Pratten Park Broadbeach from 3-5pm. Everyone is welcome! Players and staff (if they wish to participate which we strongly encourage) need only bring some sandshoes and comfortable clothing along.
Tue, 16/03/2010 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Families Back On Track Open House - Arundel

Invitation  The President and Members of
Sun, 28/02/2010 - 11:00am - 2:30pm

White Ribbon Day Walk







Say ‘no’ to domestic violence

as part of Gold Coast’s

White Ribbon Day events


at 6am from

Fri, 27/11/2009 - 6:00am - 7:00am

Gold Coast Picnic in the Park


Thursday 15th October11 — 2pm
Thu, 15/10/2009 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Blai Athol AGM

The Uniting Church in Australia Blair Athol Accommodation and Support Program invites Gold Coast Homelessness Network members to attend their Annual General Meeting to be held Monday 28th September, 2009 at St. Monica’s Catholic Church Hall Golden Four Drive, Tugun(behind the Church) commencing at 7.30pm.

Supper will be served following the meeting 
Mon, 28/09/2009 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Gold Coast Homelessness Symposium

Dear Colleague  RE: Gold Coast region Homelessness Symposium
Wed, 04/11/2009 - 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Gold Coast Homelessness Network

Centrelink Career Centre – Pacific Square Centre, 2532 GC Highway Mermaid Beach
Tue, 03/02/2009 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Beenleigh Area Youth Service Fundraising Evening


Sat, 28/11/2009 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Gold Coast Homeless Connect

Where: Albert Waterways Community Centre, Cnr of Hooker and Sunshine blvd's, Mermaid Waters

When: August 5th 2009 Read more »

Wed, 05/08/2009 - 7:30am - 3:00pm

Gold Coast Picnic

Thursday 28 May
Rotary Youth Centre
Cnr Lawson St and Garden St  Southport

A fun day for people to eat,sing and socialise!
Also find out more about local services that are in your area how they may be of assistance  to you.

Activities :
Free healthy lunch, community stalls, entertainment, sporting activities, op shop and music. Read more »

Thu, 28/05/2009 - 11:00am

Gold Coast Homelesness Network

Centrelink Beenleigh

Wed, 12/08/2009 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

October 2008

The Gold Coast Homelessness Network is hosting the inaugural Gold Coast Homeless Connect on 15 October at Albert Waterways Community Centre. In addition to food, entertainment, and giveaways the homeless, or those at risk of homelessness can access medical and legal advice, counselling, information on accommodation options, and assistance obtaining identification.

 The event is an initiative of the Gold Coast Homelessness Network with the steering committee drawn from its membership.

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February 2008

Queensland Shelter welcomes Sylvia Roylance from the Gold Coast Youth Service as the Gold Coast Homelessness Network Qld Shelter delegate and look forward to her input and representation of this dynamic network in Qld Shelter’s policy development.

 The network constitutes a comprehensive representation of housing and service related providers, govt and NGO’s from across the Gold Coast with a well established action focus. Read more »

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