Homelessness Australia (HA) is the national peak body for homelessness in Australia. Homelessness Australia was defunded by the Federal Government in 2015 and now has neither an office nor paid staff. HA now provides its services on a voluntary basis and with the support of members.


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On any given night in Australia 1 in 200 people are homeless.

Find out the facts


Are you experiencing homelessness?

Where to get help


Homelessness Persons Week 2017

Homelessness Week is an annual week coordinated by Homelessness Australia (HA). 

It is used to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness and the issues these people face.
It is held in the first full week of August each year.


Read about Homelessness Persons Week


NPAH Campaign

The National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH) funds around
180 programs and services for people who are experiencing, or at risk of homelessness.


Read about the NPAH Campaign



Australia is in the midst of a housing crisis, with house prices and rents rapidly increasing, and people paying so much for housing that they are forced into financial hardship.

Reports and Submissions

Older, single women are increasingly vulnerable to housing stress, insecurity and homelessness.

In this report, Homelessness Australia is drawing on responses to a survey conducted in November 2014 of youth and homelessness service experiences of streaming for Job Services Australia.