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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,

Podcast: Housing the Homeless – The Cause

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 21st March 2017 -  Homelessness is not a choice. But for many it is a reality. On any given night one in 200 people in Australia are homeless. And the problem is getting worse. In the last few years the number

Almost 40,000 School Children Sought Homelessness Help Last Year

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 20th March 2017 -  The number of Australian school children seeking help from homelessness services has increased by more than 80 per cent over the past three years, according to new data analysis.

‘Homeless Ban’ in Australia Cause for UN Concern

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 15th March 2017 -  Proposed amendments to a local law in Melbourne targeting homeless people living on the streets has triggered international human rights concern and questions also being asked…

Two in Three People Seeking Homelessness Help are Women

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 8th March 2017 -  Almost two in three people seeking homelessness support in Victoria are female, new analysis has revealed, “shattering community perceptions” of the issue. The state’s peak body

Organisations Unite to Save Vital Homelessness Services

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 6th December 2016 -  Hundreds of welfare organisations have united to call on the prime minister to avert a “human, economic and policy disaster” by saving key homelessness programs which are being threatened

Homelessness Tackled ‘Head On’ With 30,000 New Homes in Vic Strategy

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 4th October 2016 -  The body tasked with creating Victoria’s 30-year infrastructure strategy has recommended 30,000 new affordable homes be created and has put social housing as one of the state’s

Single Working Women Locked Out of Rental Market

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 4th October 2016 -  Single working women are being locked out of Melbourne’s rental market, with only 25 per cent of suburbs affordable today, compared to 50 per cent a decade ago. New data analysis from

NFP’s Mixed Reaction to Vic Budget

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 7th May 2014 -  Community sector groups have welcome the Victorian Government’s investment into infrastructure as part of the State Budget but say it must be matched with investment into…

Domestic Violence Services at Risk

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 6th March 2014 -  Social service organisations have warned of the the potential shutdown of domestic violence services and other programs due to uncertainty surrounding the State and Federal Governments’…

Multi-million Dollar Plan to Tackle Homelessness

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th January 2014 -  A Victorian homelessness peak body has called for the State Government to invest $54 million over four years to get rough sleepers off the street. In its pre-Budget submission, the…
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