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August 5, 2019

Cooking to combat homelessness as teens learn skills to keep them off the street

Brisbane teenager Raymond* was once living in a homeless shelter with little hope for the future — that was before he found the Good Grub Club. […]
August 5, 2019

NDIS promises to clear application backlog and defends opposition to sex therapy ruling

Exclusive: National Disability Insurance Agency acting CEO Vicki Rundle says Stuart Robert’s intervention only ‘temporary’ The enormous backlog of National Disability Insurance Scheme applications that forced the Morrison […]
August 5, 2019

Whistleblowers say some employment service providers are exploiting the ParentsNext welfare scheme

Whistleblowers are warning a $351 million Government program aimed at getting parents back to work is exploiting vulnerable single mothers, and even the homeless. At the […]
July 30, 2019

Mortgage arrears catching a growing number of Australian borrowers despite low interest rates

Les Ladki thought he’d found his very own slice of paradise when he bought his house in a quiet suburb in Sydney’s north in 2001: a […]
July 22, 2019

On the Boulevard of Broken Dreams

One of my daughters could not look away from the eyes of an older man alone on a street bench, dressed in a suit. He appeared, […]
July 22, 2019

Australia lost 20,000 public housing units in a decade, study finds

Decline offset by 55,470 increase in homes run by non-profit providers, but experts warn these have less lease security State and territory governments have presided over […]
July 22, 2019

Why Luke Howarth’s claims on homelessness in Australia get mixed verdicts

RMIT ABC Fact Check Updated 15 Jul 2019, 8:06am The claims Newly appointed Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services Luke Howarth caused controversy last […]
July 18, 2019

Australia lost 20,000 public housing units in a decade, study finds

Decline offset by 55,470 increase in homes run by non-profit providers, but experts warn these have less lease security. State and territory governments have presided over […]
July 18, 2019

Young people ‘rot away’ in aged care, three years after NDIS launched

Sarah Brady was a 39-year-old woman who could walk, talk and eat solid food when she was put into a nursing home to share a room […]
July 17, 2019

UK’s renting millennials face homelessness crisis when they retire

Report finds at least 630,000 will be unable to afford private rents on their pension income. More than 600,000 members of so-called ‘Generation Rent’ are facing […]
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