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.

Submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into the Impact on Service Quality, Efficiency and Sustainability of Recent Commonwealth Community Service Tendering Processes.

One hundred and eighty services across Australia are funded by the NPAH. Without this vital funding some 80,000 men, women and children will not receive support, and could be forced to live on the street, in cars or back into dangerous situations.

Government contributions to poor housing affordability must be quantified and addressed.

The starting point for any reorganisation of the system should be that all income support payments are subject to the same means-testing, by reference to both income and assets.

Homelessness remains a serious social and economic problem in Australia that requires carefully tailored solutions targeting discrete groups of people.

Homelessness Australia calls on all parties to commit to ending and preventing homelessness. (February)

Homelessness Australia’s key priorities and recommendations for the 2013/14 Federal budget. (January)

This paper is concerned with people who are more likely than average to experience homelessness in future. It explores complexity surrounding definitions of 'risk' (particularly to young people) and their…

Homelessness Australia provided evidence to the Senate Inquiry into the adequacy of allowance payments for jobseekers and others. This is our submission addressing the terms of reference for that Inquiry…

Our submission in response to the exposure draft Homelessness Bill 2012, in which we called for the legislation to be strengthened and expressed disappointment at the fact that it was…

This paper provides a snapshot of the diversity of the community sector and the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to diversity in a current policy climate of significant reform and…

This evidence based policy paper seeks to define early intervention and prevention in both a homelessness and broader community services/social work contexts. It asks: What is the difference between early…

Click here to read Homelessness Australia’s budget priority statement for the 2012/13 Federal budget. (January)

This document is Homelessness Australia interim report card on the implementation of the homelessness White Paper, The Road Home. Our assessments are based on information provided by members who responded…

Homelessness Australia’s submission in response to the regulation impact statement and the proposed national regulatory framework for community housing providers. (January)

The review of Commonwealth discrimination law offers an important opportunity to ensure that discrimination law contributes as effectively as possible, to the objectives of the achievement of equality in Australian…