Homeshare is the perfect solution

What do these two have in common? A lot more than you would first think. Dianna and Piumika are Homesharers in lifeAssist’s Homeshare program and love living with each other. Homeshare matches people who want companionship and practical help to […]

Read the HANZA Inc. Annual Report 2015-2016

Excerpt from the President’s Report: HANZA committee members have worked tirelessly to achieve the spread of Homeshare. I have absolute confidence that Homeshare will soon be a household word with new programs starting up. In the words of HANZA’s Vision, […]

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Homeshare Australia News – October 2016

In this edition of Homeshare Australia News: HANZA links up with AGEING ASIA ALLIANCE Support for Homeshare training A fresh start for Homeshare in NSW Making the case for Homeshare – a new report from The Australia Institute Homeshare workshop […]

UK Homeshare Report 2016

Homeshare has the potential to change the face of social care in the UK and this report evidences increased interest and growth in the sector. Learn more about Homeshare’s growth in this just released, informative and very readable report. Download […]


The June issue of HANZA News announces the ‘new look’ HANZA website – a new header, fresh photos and a new page reporting on the World Homeshare Congress, including a GALLERY of great photos! Also featured are the 10th anniversary […]


Homeshare on ABC’s Lateline

  Thank you to Lateline for its wonderful insight into the benefits of homesharing. It ticks the boxes on so many levels: increasing options for older people and people with a disability, intergenerational understanding, affordable accommodation, providing companionship and maintaining […]



In the first edition of HANZA News for 2016 we discuss the outcomes of our Planning Day held post-World Homeshare Congress, including our revised objectives and new sub-committees. We also feature the new Homeshare trial in NSW and research mapping […]

Homeshare Congress tackling intergenerational challenges

We were thrilled to see this article about the recent World Homeshare Congress featured in COTA’s member magazine ONECOTA.


A clever match

Homeshare coordinator Belinda Bannerman, facilitated the successful match of Rose, 85, and Olympia, 49, who have just celebrated their first year living together as part of a homesharing arrangement. Read more in Australian Ageing Agenda Community Care Review. Community-Care-Review-Homeshare-November


Community Connections featured in The Canberra Times

On the back of the World Homeshare Congress held in November 2015, The Canberra Times has featured Community Connections ACT match Melinda and Mary who travelled to Melbourne to share their story. You can read the article here.