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Homelessness Agencies Struggle to Meet New Accommodation Requests – Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th December 2011 -  On a typical day in Australia, 59% of people who make a new request for immediate accommodation from government-funded specialist homelessness agencies are turned away, according…

$1 Million Funding for Homelessness Program

Staff Reporter, Monday, 8th August 2011 -  The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation has announced it will extend its funding of The Salvation Army’s ‘24/7 Melbourne’s Road Home’ homelessness…

Including the Homeless Population in the Census

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 28th July 2011 -   
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has called on Not for Profit organisations to help raise awareness of the upcoming Census and the importance of including Australia’s

Small Change Campaign Helps the Homeless

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th April 2011 -  Small Not for Profit organisations assisting the homeless across Australia will benefit from a campaign that sees micro-donations as life savers. StreetSmart Australia has announced…

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…

Big Issue Initiative Addresses Women’s Homelessness

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 17th March 2010 -  TODAY Show Host Lisa Wilkinson, Wife of the Prime Minister  Therese Rein and Head of Corporate Affairs for The Big Issue Australia Natalie Susman at The Big Issue’s Women

New Report Shows Success of Groundbreaking Homeless Service

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th November 2009 -   The Icon for Exit report – an analysis of the outcomes of the Mission Australia Centre (MAC) in Sydney’s Surry Hills since it first opened in July 2005 – was…
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