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August 7, 2020

How a Perth man living rough for 13 years turned his life around in just two weeks

By Lauren Pilat and Marta Pascual Juanola August 6, 2020 — 11.59am For most people, their teenage years are for graduating high school, preparing for work, or deciding what […]
August 1, 2020

Catholic Archbishop slams failure to act on slavery as a ‘disgrace’

The Catholic Archbishop of Sydney is accusing the NSW government of being undemocratic and a disgrace after failing to enact a law to eradicate modern slavery […]
July 24, 2020

It’s no accident that Blak Australia has survived the pandemic so well. Survival is what we do

First we made it through the ice age. Then the catastrophe of British invasion. Whatever history has thrown at blackfellas we have endured This is the […]
July 23, 2020

Op shop sales ‘through the roof’ as customers flood in after coronavirus restrictions ease

By Herlyn Kaur Posted 2days ago, updated 2days ago Op shops have emerged as an unlikely winner amid the coronavirus pandemic, with stores reporting sales at far higher rates than before the […]
July 17, 2020

Build community housing to help beat the coronavirus recession, Federal Government urged

7.30  / By Michael Vincent Posted 4days ago, updated 4days ago Community housing being built in Canberra.(ABC News: Jerry Rickard) Share The nation’s largest community housing advocacy group is urging the Government to invest […]
July 15, 2020

Perth CBD block to be transformed into apartment tower for rough sleepers

By Marta Pascual Juanola July 15, 2020 — 1.06pm  Perth inner-city block will be transformed into an apartment tower for rough sleepers as part of a multi-million […]
July 15, 2020

International students turn to foodbanks as casual work dries up in second Melbourne lockdown

Luke Henriques-Gomes  @lukehgomes Wed 15 Jul 2020 03.30 AESTLast modified on Wed 15 Jul 2020 03.32 AEST Locked out of federal assistance, many are subsisting on one meal […]
June 30, 2020

‘A smile means more to me than a dollar’: St Georges Terrace stalwart bids farewell to life on the streets

The signs are always the same. A positive message of hope in bold, colourful letters, written on a small cardboard cutout and left to rest on […]
June 25, 2020

Social housing with zero running costs: Is this WA’s boldest COVID-19 jobs plan?

Stephen King was running an insulation company in Perth 18 months ago when he got the call that would make him a poorer yet happier man. […]
June 23, 2020

Ex-prisoner says more services needed in Western Australia’s prisons to reduce recidivism

Ex-prisoner says more services needed in Western Australia’s prisons to reduce recidivism ABC Mid West & Wheatbelt  /  By Laura Meachim Posted 3hhours ago The last time Wesley Ford […]
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