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A big problem requires even bigger solutions

Fiona Patten, Thursday, 1st April 2021 -  When it comes to homelessness, government should prioritise implementing diverse, forward-thinking early intervention strategies, writes MP Fiona Patten reflecting on the

Landmark Victorian Inquiry into Homelessness report: What’s in it for young people?

David Mackenzie, Friday, 5th March 2021 -  The Victorian Inquiry into Homelessness report was submitted to Parliament with over 50 recommendations. Associate Professor David Mackenzie and Dr Tammy Hand, who head up the

How do we solve a problem like rough sleeping?

Jenny Begent, Friday, 5th March 2021 -  If we are to tackle the current housing and health inequalities then we need to assess and meet the needs of people sleeping rough in new and imaginative ways, writes Jenny Begent, head

Punitive youth justice, finding ground and embedded networks

Contributor, Wednesday, 17th February 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.

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A new report by ACOSS and UNSW Sydney shows the gains made on reducing homelessness during the pandemic last

Rough sleepers left behind during WA’s emergency lockdown

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 3rd February 2021 -  Homelessness groups are urging the government to look towards longer-term housing solutions  Western Australian homelessness groups say they are struggling to cope with the surge

The time is right for the public and private sector to come together to solve homelessness

Cameron Harvey, Wednesday, 2nd December 2020 -  The pandemic has shown us that we can move quickly to house the homeless when it is prioritised as a community concern, writes Cameron Harvey, as part of a series exploring the role that

Homelessness eradication program to grow in Australia

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 18th November 2020 -  The program has seen 13 communities across North America end homelessness    It’s hoped a program successfully eradicating rough sleeping in cities across the globe will spread

Housing vulnerable Australians means making clear choices

Brendan Coates, Monday, 5th October 2020 -  Continuing our series exploring the role that housing can and should play within Australian society, Brendan Coates shares his thoughts on why the challenge of housing vulnerable

Housing for all makes ‘good business sense’

Peter Mares, Wednesday, 23rd September 2020 -  In the second in a series exploring the role that housing can and should play within Australian society, Peter Mares shares his thoughts on why the objective around housing all Australians

Housing all Australians – a new paradigm

Robert Pradolin, Wednesday, 9th September 2020 -  In a new 12-part series, Rob Pradolin attempts to explore the role that housing can and should play within Australian society and why it is important to our economy that we house all

Navigating sector challenges and the disruption of the pandemic

Contributor, Thursday, 13th August 2020 -  Micah Projects CEO Karyn Walsh shares some thoughts on how COVID-19 has impacted the not-for-profit sector, and what the sector’s leaders need to be thinking about. When talking

How an innovative, evidence-based initiative in Melbourne reduced long-term homelessness

Paul Flatau, Wednesday, 5th August 2020 -  Phase two of Sacred Heart Mission’s Journey to Social Inclusion program, which supports those experiencing long-term, chronic homelessness to exit homelessness rather than simply
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