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Ending homelessness together.

Homelessness Australia is the national peak body for homelessness in Australia. We provide systemic advocacy for the homelessness sector.

It's time to end homelessness

The Federal Government is developing a 10-year National Housing and Homelessness Plan. This is an enormous opportunity for transformational change to end homelessness. Our Submission maps out the changes needed to achieve an end to homelessness in a decade.

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What is homelessness?

The experience of homelessness can be defined in many different ways and stretches across many cohorts of people, including people living in crisis accommodation, rough sleeping or those in temporary housing. Being homeless can mean more than not having a roof over your head and is not just one typical experience. Every Australian deserves to have a home.

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Housing First

Housing First has been adopted internationally as best practice for providing sustainable housing for people who have experienced chronic homelessness. Underpinning the model is a clear set of principles that outline the approaches and core values of Housing First.

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