Dumbo Feather
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD

Tag : Rough sleeping

Australia’s housing crisis is everyone’s problem

Olivia Killeen, Monday, 5th August 2019 -  Unpacking this year’s Homelessness Week theme “housing ends homelessness”, Olivia Killeen, Sacred Heart Mission’s social policy officer, explains why a myriad of services and

NSW Pledges to Halve Rough Sleepers by 2025

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th February 2019 -  New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has vowed to halve the number of people sleeping rough across the state by 2025, but homelessness advocates warn this cannot be done without

The Hidden Suffering of Women Sleeping Rough Revealed

Luke Michael, Monday, 19th November 2018 -  Australian women sleeping rough are suffering significantly higher rates of serious medical conditions like cancer, diabetes and asthma compared to male rough sleepers, according

Victorian Government Unveils Homelessness Action Plan

Luke Michael, Monday, 15th January 2018 -  Increased support will be given to the 1,100 Victorians sleeping rough every night, with the state government launching a $45 million homelessness action plan.           The Homelessness

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

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

Council Backs CBD Camping Ban

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 8th February 2017 -  Melbourne City Council has endorsed a controversial ban on public camping in the city centre in an emotion-charged meeting on Tuesday night, despite strong advice against the move

NFPs Slam Proposal to Make Rough Sleeping Illegal in Melbourne

Ellie Cooper, Friday, 20th January 2017 -  A group of not-for-profit organisations have said they are “dismayed” at reports that sleeping rough in Melbourne could be made illegal. Earlier on Friday Lord Mayor Robert Doyle

No Action on Homelessness Costs $19M a Year in Victoria

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 25th August 2016 -  Not addressing rough sleeping is costing Victorian taxpayers $19.2 million annually because of the additional burden placed on emergency, health and justice systems, according

Rough Sleeping – An Issue that Needs a Collective Response

Heather Holst, Thursday, 4th August 2016 -  While policy leadership and financial investment is needed from local, state and federal governments, the corporate and philanthropic sectors also have an important role to play
PB Careers
Get the social sector's most essential news coverage delivered free every Tuesday and Thursday morning.
  • News Categories

  • FEATURED SUPPLIER


    HLB Mann Judd is a specialist Accounting and Advisory firm t...

    HLB Mann Judd

    Source More Suppliers
    Dumbo Feather
    pba inverse logo
    Subscribe Twitter Facebook
    dumbofeather

    Giveaway time! Simply enter your email for your chance to win a Limited Edition Gift Bundle from our friends at Dumbo Feather.

     Count me in 

    You have Successfully Subscribed!