Community goodwill has given single dad Michael McGlashan his own home for the first time since a 2010 work injury cost him almost everything. Through Habitat for Humanity, the family moved into their new home in Victoria in time for Christmas.
Habitat for Humanity Australia and Settlement Services International have teamed up to do a backyard blitz-style makeover on the yards of two newly settled refugee families in Mt Druitt.
Habitat for Humanity South Australia is helping give low income families in the northern suburbs of Adelaide the opportunity to own a home.
In South Australia, we have started construction on another new home and are continuing bushfire recovery efforts.
A volunteer team from Arup joined us at the beginning of the month for a Brush with Kindness activity in The Blue Mountains.
Read the latest news and updates from Habitat Victoria.
The Sampson Flat fires burnt through more than 12,500 hectares – taking with it homes and belongings. Many families are coping with the stress of the impact on their lives, their homes and their communities.
This piece originally appeared on the Hargraves Institute blog.
2015 promises to be an exciting year for Habitat South Australia.