Homelessness

I believe we can end homelessness in the future with small positive acts now. I want to raise general awareness about homelessness. Below are various forms of information which may help in your understanding about homelessness in Australia.
ESTIMATED NUMBER OF HOMELESS PEOPLE AROUND AUSTRALIA

ACT – 1,758
NSW – 28,191
NT – 15,479
QLD – 19,831
SA – 5,985
VIC – 22,773
WA – 9,595
(Source – Homelessness Australia)

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Homelessness articles
Flood Victims Are Being Kicked Out of Crisis Housing to Make Way for Tourists

31/3/2022, VICE
Homeless service reopens in Byron

30/3/2022, Echo
Australia needs a national strategy on youth homelessness

30/3/2022, Bega News
In the trenches of the fight against homelessness

26/3/2022, Narooma News
Homeless and looking for help – why people with disability and their carers fare worse after floods

15/3/2022, The Conversation
Housing shortage: Hidden cost of Queenslanders’ flood reality

14/3/2022, news.com.au
‘We must separate the idea of house from home’: the case for drastic action on shelter

13/3/2022, The Guardian
Motorhomes to temporarily house flood-affected families

11/3/2022, NSW Government
Housing refurbishment grants of nearly $58 million awarded

9/3/2022, WA Government
Federal government wipes hands clean of setting strategy to end homelessness, but states pick up the pieces

22/2/2022, Pro Bono
Build Back Better: Deep Dives

2/2022, Centre for Social Impact
‘Stranded’: horror month for Australian homelessness services as Omicron ravages sector

30/1/2022, The Guardian
‘My life just went downhill’: New housing for older women facing homelessness

21/11/2021, SMH
The invisible problem of death on our streets

4/8/2021, Pro Bono
Homelessness figures in Australia are a ‘disgrace’

21/04/2019, UNSW
Both leaders must commit to a big boost in public housing

08/04/2019, SMH
‘Bricks for chicks’: how to combat ageing female homelessness

04/04/2019, SMH
Homelessness in Australia

28/01/2019, ABC
Exercise helps homeless people get off the streets and into employment

12/11/2018, ABC
Two-in-five Aussies fear becoming homeless

07/08/2018, 9news

‘Free meal for the homeless everyday’: Restaurant leftovers bound for the bin go to those in need

07/08/2018, ABC

One of Perth’s thousands of rough sleepers speaks out

07/08/2018, SMH

Engagement Hubs an Important Tool to Break the Homelessness Cycle

06/08/2018, Pro Bono

Australia’s housing and homelessness crisis

06/08/2018, The New Daily

Homelessness Week highlights need for united fight

06/08/2018, The Examiner

Cafe Smart in Bega Valley raises awareness, dollars for homelessness

06/08/2018, Bega District News

Two-in-five Aussies fear becoming homeless

07/08/2018, 9news

More than 16% of homeless people have full-time jobs

02/08/2018, Green Left

Gold Coast homeless offered a helping hand at 11

01/08/2018, Gold Coast Bulletin

Village Bakery cafe is raising funds for homeless people in the region

30/07/2018, Daily Liberal

Pizza Caper donate pizzas to Orange Homelessness and Housing Support Service

17/07/2018, Central Western Daily

Homelessness Is On The Rise Among Australian Women

26/06/2018, Marie Claire

Power couple make $750,000 investment to fight homelessness

10/06/2018, Brisbane Times

‘It could happen to anyone’: how losing work leads to homelessness

20/05/2018, SMH

Perth homelessness rising

18/05/2018, 6PR

Hobart homelessness up 21 per cent, figures reveal

15/05/2018, ABC

Melbourne’s ‘doughnut city’ housed its homeless

04/05/2018, The Conversation

Shocking amount of veterans falling into homelessness

30/04/2018, 2GB

Five year homelessness funding to provide more stability

16/03/2018, SMH

Homelessness in NSW jumps by more than 30 per cent

14/03/2018, SMH

Brisbane couple would trade million-dollar views for a roof

29/01/2018, SMH

More than just a number

22/12/2017, SMH

Record numbers of homeless people sleeping on Melbournes streets

09/06/2016, SMH
TV Programs

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