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Housing and homelessness

Vulnerable Aussie families invisible to the homelessness system

Luke Michael, Thursday, 18th June 2020 -  Families experience unique challenges when it comes to homelessness

How social housing investment could help save Australia’s construction industry

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 3rd June 2020 -  New analysis shows that a four-year social house building program could create up to 18,000 full-time jobs a year     

Fears COVID-19 will hurt Aussie families already struggling to pay rent

Luke Michael, Friday, 22nd May 2020 -  Experts hope the coronavirus pandemic will convince policymakers to take drastic housing action       

Why a post-COVID housing investment ‘makes perfect sense’ for governments

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 13th May 2020 -  Labor wants to ensure affordable housing is available for the nation's frontline workers

Housing first recovery put into sharp focus

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 6th May 2020 -  The groups want to see 30,000 social housing dwellings built 

Opinion

Ending homelessness in a crisis?

David Pearson, Thursday, 16th April 2020 -  What is happening right now across Australia shows that rapid progress is possible, if the will is there, and if the work to understand the true nature of the problem has been done, writes David Pearson.

Victorian rough sleepers given coronavirus lifeline

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 15th April 2020 -  Experts say giving rough sleepers a place to self-isolate could save many lives

‘We can’t go back to the way things were’: COVID-19 shifts homelessness response

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 8th April 2020 -  Community groups say support must continue for those experiencing homelessness after the COVID-19 crisis ends             

Opinion

Homelessness and COVID-19

Chris Middendorp, Wednesday, 8th April 2020 -  In this coronavirus pandemic, people experiencing homelessness and disadvantage are most at risk and need our help more than ever, writes Sacred Heart Central manager Chris Middendorp.

‘You can’t self-isolate on the street’

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 25th March 2020 -  Help is desperately needed for the homeless during COVID-19     
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