March 24, 2022
Homelessness Australia is pleased to support Unhoused - Campaigning for safe homes for Australia’s women – calling for 16,810 homes for women. Women’s homelessness is a national crisis. The women’s safety and homelessness sector has determined that $7.6 billion is required from the Government over the next 4 years to provide long-term housing for Australia’s women. This investment would allow for the provision of 16,810 homes which provide immediate economic benefits of $15.3 billion and create 47,000 jobs across the economy**. (Equity Economics - Nowhere to Go 2021).
January 18, 2022
This document provides the evidence base for a plan to ultimately end homelessness, with the first step of halving homelessness by 2032. Homelessness and how to end it are thoroughly studied. Australia can be a nation that ultimately eliminates homelessness, but this outcome requires concerted action.
August 9, 2021
This submission provides recommendations to ensure that women and children escaping family and domestic violence have somewhere to go and are not forced into returning to a violent partner or homelessness.
March 5, 2021
This submission highlights the significance of having an adequate income to afford housing costs is critical to preventing homelessness, especially during COVID-19.
March 4, 2021
Homelessness Australia and other homelessness organisations across the nation submitted this joint letter to Treasurer Frydenberg MP to highlight the impact of the loss of supplementation funding to the homelessness sector.
February 22, 2021
This budget submission calls for investments to reduce homelessness in Australia by increasing income support payments, providing social housing to people unable to afford rent and by providing increased homelessness services and support to families facing homelessness.
November 30, 2020
This paper outlines how NHHA funds are used to address homelessness in each State and Territory, and which provides an understanding of the impact of loss of ERO supplementation to the vulnerable individuals and families across Australia who require homelessness support.
August 31, 2020
Due to the unprecedented economic recession occurring due to COVID-19, this pre-budget submission outlines how homelessness can be addressed whilst also supporting the economy.
March 16, 2020
This submission explores key themes and recommendations relating to homelessness, the lack of affordable housing and people having access to appropriate services to assist them in securing housing for life.
March 5, 2020
Housing First is an international model for housing and supporting people who have experienced long term and reoccurring homelessness and who face a range of complex challenges. It supports strategies to end homelessness and is a methodology for effectively assisting some of the most vulnerable people in our community.