0

Auburn update

2 August 2017

Youngcare explores options as NSW project ends

Youngcare’s partnership with St. Vincent’s Australia to deliver high care housing accommodation in Auburn, New South Wales, has recently ended.

Youngcare CEO Anthony Ryan said the impact the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) is having on the disability sector ultimately led to the need for a new solution for the Auburn Community. This opportunity has enabled Youngcare to pursue a strategy where we are working with investors to partner with us to ensure real choice and control for people with high care needs over where they live, who they live with and how they live their lives.

“Organisations operating in this space are actively assessing the value they can offer the people they support,” he said.

“While we are disappointed to no longer be involved in the Auburn project, it will not slow us down nor deter us from helping young people with high care needs across the country.

“For Youngcare, the NDIS and SDA mean we can offer greater choice to the almost 460,000 young people with high care needs already living in, or at risk of living in, inappropriate and unsuitable housing accommodation.  This is a very exciting time in the disability sector.”

The Auburn project was jointly funded by Youngcare, St Vincent’s Australia and the New South Wales government.

“We truly value the relationships with partners, always seeking to create opportunities of shared value and we are in conversations with the relevant parties regarding the reallocation of resources.  We would like to thank St Vincent’s for the work conducted on the planning of this project and the decision to not proceed has been taken with mutual consideration that both organisations will be able to influence the outcomes of the disability housing sector independently over the coming years.” Mr Ryan said.

“Youngcare is committed to scaling up our operations in New South Wales as we fight to give greater choice to young people with high care needs.

“We are working with industry, government and the community to build more dynamic, modern living spaces that enable young people to live independent lives, with appropriate and dignified care.”

As of April 2017, the Auburn project was still in planning stages with construction yet to commence.

SHARE THIS!
News you might like:
30 August 2016 National not-for-profit organisation Youngcare today announced the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer Anthony Ryan. Mr ...
Bernard Fanning is back and he can't wait for the Youngcare Benefit Concert 2015! Below he shares his fond memories of the past and some of his plans ...
7 November 2016 Share a slice of Youngcake this Christmas For a young person with high care needs, the loss of choice and independence is one of ...
We want you to be the first to know! Youngcare is thrilled to announce the return of one of Brisbane’s best nights of Australian music: the ...
2 August 2017 Youngcare explores options as NSW project ends Youngcare’s partnership with St. Vincent’s Australia to deliver high care housing ...
Dear Mr Scott Morrison, I’m writing to you as the 30th Prime Minister of Australia because I want to know how you’re planning on improving the ...
This article was originally published in The Australian Hospital and Healthcare Bulletin. 8 January 2016 Young people in aged care – an Australian ...
5 May 2016 WHAT’S ON!   28 APRIL - 8 MAY Simpson Desert Challenge Support the trekkers by donating and follow the trek with our regular ...
5 May 2016 CEO message The new season is an exciting time for Youngcare as we start to focus on bringing our latest apartments at Albany Creek, ...
24 July 2017 A message from our partners at Vincents At VINCENTS one of our core values is to actively build a company environment that contributes ...
Categories
Archives

Are you a young person seeking help?

What we do

GET INFO

Get Help

GET INFO

Contact Us

GET INFO

A huge thanks to our supporters 

CV Services
National Storage
Sage
De Luca Corp
MTAQ
Bruce Lynton
Vertica Capital
Morgans
LAS logo
Coates
Eureka Landscaping
Savills
Spot Productinons
Brighton Homes
Betta Home Living
Collins Food
Knight Frank
Vincents
QIC
Batercard
Aurora Adventures
ALS Global
Select AV
Birdsville Social Club
Hand Heart Pocket
Hopgood Ganim
Servcorp
Forte Catering
ANZ
Care Tech
Good2give
Media Merchants
Cutting Edge
McCabe Curwood
Birdsville Roadhouse
KFC Youth Foundation
ALS
Braggs Signs
MS Queensland
Clark Real Estate
Style
Just Photography
Network First
Motorola Solutions
Vantage Performance
Neals
CUB
FKG
Shine Lawyers
Thrifty
EY
Queensland Rail
Queensland Government
Nova
Vuly
Rivergum Homes
GNK
Tatts Group
Audio Visual Elements
Channel Nine
MMO Interiors
HSF
AWIC - Awesome Women In Construction
Just Cause Bunch
Merlo
Pilot
Bunnamagoo
Tattersalls Club
Carbone
Flight Centre Foundation
DAE
One Harvest - love beats
Women's Weekly
Story Bride Hotel
Wolff Group
Taylor Byrne
Birdsville Hotel
MGD Private
Triffid
Keystone