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.
July 12, 2021
Homelessness NSW was pleased to be a partner in a new report by Equity Economics Nowhere to go: the benefits of providing long term social housing to women that have experienced domestic and family violence launched today. It costs the savings to women and the community of providing housing so women avoid homelessness, and returns to violent partners because of homelessness. It is intended to influence the public debate and the Government as we lead in to the Women’s Safety Summit scheduled for 29-30 July.
May 20, 2021
It’s Homelessness Week from 1-7 August 2021. Join us in the launch on Monday 2 August 11-12.15 pm where we’ll be joined by Jenny Smith, Chair of Homelessness Australia and other housing experts from across the nation.
March 17, 2021
Homelessness services across the country are set to have over $56 million cut from their budgets by June 2021 unless the Federal Government agrees to fully fund services. Homelessness Australia Chair, Jenny Smith comments on the devastating impact this will have on people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Join us for the launch of Homelessness Week on Monday 2 August 11-12.15pm
Hosted by Homelessness Australia’s Chair Jenny Smith and a line up of yet to be announced speakers, we’re kick starting Homelessness Week off with a not to be missed webinar around advocacy priorities across Australia.
Register and learn more about what you can do here.Find out more