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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.

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. Learn more about what it means to be homeless and how to prevent it below.

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Submission regarding the Housing Legislative Package

Homelessness Australia (HA) welcomes the opportunity to provide a response and
recommendations for amendments to the Housing Legislative package. Our focus in responding to the legislative package is recommendations for amendments that will strengthen the impact of the legislative program on the nation’s housing affordability problem and homelessness crisis.

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Homelessness Week 2023

Homelessness Week 2023 will take place from Sunday August 6 to Saturday August 13. Homelessness Week aims to raise awareness of the impact of homelessness on Australia via national and local community events, including providing information on the importance of housing as a solution and educating communities on how they can make a difference.

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