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Call to Corporate Australia to Help Address Women’s Homelessness

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th April 2011 -  Australian of the Year Simon McKeon at the Big Issue event. One of Australia’s best known social enterprises, The Big Issue magazine, has thrust the issue of women’s…

Inequality Growing in Australia: ACOSS

Lina Caneva, Monday, 28th March 2011 -  The peak body for the community and social welfare sector, ACOSS, says it will use its 2011 National Conference in Melbourne this week to illustrate the worsening plight of disadvantaged

Housing & Homelessness: Advance or Retreat?

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 10th March 2011 -  With much of the political and media focus on the serious of natural disasters in Australia and neighbouring New Zealand in recent times, the worsening crisis in Australia’s…

Major Research into Causes of Homelessness

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 18th January 2011 -  The Federal Government has launched a $5 million research project to better understand why people become homeless in Australia. Billed as the most comprehensive research undertaken…

Fears Grow for Queensland’s Homeless

Staff Reporter, Friday, 14th January 2011 -  As fears grow that some flood victims may never be found, homelessness support organisation, StreetSmart is calling for donations to help homeless people in flood effected…

Violence Faced by Australia’s Homeless

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 15th December 2010 -  New research into trauma and homelessness uses ‘biographies of violence’ to understand how homeless people manage and survive repeated episodes of violence throughout their lives.…

Million Dollar Partnership to Address Homeless Families

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th December 2010 -  A new strategic partnership between Westpac and Mission Australia is set to address family homelessness and help deliver more affordable housing across Australia over the next…

$42 Million to Reduce Homelessness in Victoria

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd September 2010 -  Six new flagship projects to reduce homelessness form the centrepiece of a new $42 million Victorian Government’s strategy announced by Premier, John Brumby. Announcing…

Homelessness Still a Critical Issue for Melbourne

Staff Reporter, Friday, 27th August 2010 -  With 15,000 living on the streets, homelessness is still a critical issue for Melbourne, according to Swinburne University’s Associate Professor David MacKenzie. Speaking…

Call for Cross-Party Commitment on Homelessness

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 21st July 2010 -  Peak welfare organisation ACOSS has called on political leaders to confirm their policies on homelessness after a new report on crisis housing figures in Australia New figures…

Call to Wealthy Australians on Homelessness

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th June 2010 -  Australian Entrepreneur and philanthropist Dick Smith is calling on wealthy Australians to get behind programs to address homelessness and he's already putting his money…

CEOs in Sleeping Bags – Comment

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 23rd June 2010 - 
Participants in the 2010 CEO Sleepout (Image source: facebook/Vinnies-CEO-Sleepout) The prevention of homelessness should be seen as a matter of justice says Dr…
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