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Fears of Discrimination Stopping LGBTQ People Accessing Homeless Services

Wendy Williams, Friday, 8th September 2017 -  Negative experiences or fears of discrimination and being misgendered are creating barriers to  LGBTQ people accessing homelessness services, despite them being at least twice

Indigenous Homeless Hit Hardest By Funding Uncertainty

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 24th January 2017 -  Ongoing funding uncertainty is restricting homelessness support for Indigenous Australians, according to a new report. Research from AHURI has found there are no government programs

Vic Govt Announce $120M to Boost Social Housing

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 6th September 2016 -  The Victorian government has announced it will invest nearly $120 million to boost Victoria’s supply of social housing. Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing Martin Foley

Bank of Melbourne Slammed for Calling Homeless “Inconsiderate”

Wendy Williams, Monday, 25th July 2016 -  A sign posted outside a Bank of Melbourne branch has caused outrage after branding a homeless person as “inconsiderate” for sleeping in the foyer. The Footscray branch put a notice

Technology and People Power Critical to Homeless Website

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd March 2016 -  Ask Izzy, the mobile website that connects people who are homeless or at risk with services has had a strong first month, but the organisation behind it says there is more hard work to

Cycle of Youth Homelessness Needs Intervention – NFP Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 16th February 2016 -  Up to one in seven young people could be at risk of homelessness due to poor family relationships and mental health issues, according to a new report from Mission Australia. The Not…

Turnbull Launches Homeless App

Xavier Smerdon, Friday, 29th January 2016 - 
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has launched a new mobile website that will connect homeless people, or those that are at risk of being homeless, with service providers. Speaking…

Opinion

Are Homelessness Services Essential Services?

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th December 2015 -  As the national peak body for homelessness in Australia prepares to close its doors due to federal defunding, the out-going CEO of Homelessness Australia, Glenda Stevens, asks if

Costs of Youth Homelessness Revealed – Report

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 17th February 2015 -  New research from Swinburne University reveals the extreme difficulties faced by homeless young people in Australia, with 63 per cent having been in kinship, residential or foster…

Almost 100 Homeless Turned Away From Support Every Day

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 29th January 2015 -  Almost 100 people are being turned away from homeless support services every day in Victoria, according to the state’s peak homelessness body. The Council to Homeless Persons…

NFPs Call for Housing Fund

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  An alliance of peak bodies and community organisations is calling on the next Victorian Government to do more to prevent the 400 young people who leave state care each year from becoming…

Family Violence Fuelling Homelessness

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  Family violence forced more than 18,000 women into homelessness last year alone, according to peak body, the Council to Homeless Persons. As part of White Ribbon Day the organisation…
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