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Labor Promises Homeless Strategy As Brendan Nottle Reaches Parliament

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 17th October 2017 -  Labor has vowed to take up a national homelessness strategy to the next election in response to Major Brendan Nottle of the Salvation Army completing his 40-day, 700-kilometre walk…

Mission Australia Says Too Many Older Australians Are Being Pushed Into Homelessness

Luke Michael, Thursday, 28th September 2017 -  Mission Australia says that all levels of government need to address a growing crisis of older Australians being pushed into homelessness. Ahead of International Day of Older Persons

Homelessness Sector Welcomes Melbourne’s New ‘Protocol’ on Rough Sleepers

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 27th September 2017 -    The City of Melbourne has moved away from introducing new by-laws, which include penalties to keep rough sleepers from city streets, in a decision welcomed by the homelessness

Ignoring Social Housing is a Recipe for Failure Expert Warns

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 12th September 2017 -  Throwing money at crisis responses to homelessness while ignoring social housing is a recipe for failure, an Irish expert on homelessness has warned Australia. Professor Eoin O’Sullivan,

Extreme Weather Makes Homelessness Even Worse. Here’s How We Can Help

Contributor, Monday, 11th September 2017 -  A new study has revealed how extreme weather deepens the cycle of homelessness, writes Danielle Every from Central Queensland University and Australian Red Cross national resilience

Rapid Housing Project Proves A Success for Vulnerable Rough Sleepers

Lina Caneva, Monday, 4th September 2017 -  Rapid housing and support using a collective impact model was the key to addressing the complex needs of vulnerable rough sleepers, according to a new study. A new report has examined

Reducing Homelessness to Zero

Wendy Williams, Monday, 28th August 2017 -  A new initiative is aiming to bring homelessness in Adelaide down to zero. The Zero Project, launched by the Don Dunstan Foundation, is targeting rough sleeping in Adelaide’s CBD

Walking the Walk

Wendy Williams, Monday, 28th August 2017 -  The Salvation Army’s Major Brendan Nottle has worked with society’s most vulnerable people for more than a decade. He is this week’s Changemaker. Nottle, who leads

New NFP Real Estate Agency to Help Homelessness as Street Count Reveals Sydney in Crisis

Wendy Williams, Monday, 21st August 2017 -  A not-for-profit real estate agency is set to be established in Sydney in a bid to help increase the supply of affordable rental housing in the inner city, as not for profits are calling

Drastic Increase in Couchsurfing Amongst Older Women

Lina Caneva, Monday, 7th August 2017 -  Couchsurfing amongst older women has almost doubled in four years, according to new figures released as part of national Homelessness Week (Monday 7 to Friday 11 August). According…

Early Intervention Needed To Reduce Youth Homelessness And Mental Illness

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 3rd August 2017 -  Mission Australia has called for urgent action to address youth homelessness and youth mental illness following its annual survey that revealed the impact of family breakdown on…

$200,000 Grants To Focus on Homelessness or Family Violence

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 27th June 2017 -  Not for profits which work to build resilience and capability for people who are experiencing homelessness or domestic and family violence are being invited to apply for grants totalling
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