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March 23, 2020

Coronavirus: homeless face race against time to self-isolate

Charities warn of ticking time bomb if rough sleepers succumb to Covid-19 in crammed shelters Alexandra Topping Sun 22 Mar 2020 21.01 AEDTLast modified on Mon 23 […]
March 19, 2020

Help for Vic homeless amid coronavirus

An extra $6 million will be given to Victorian homelessness agencies with extra resources to find temporary housing for rough sleepers during the coronavirus crisis. The […]
November 21, 2019

How $2000 helped a man living on Perth’s streets for six years get a job and home

The last 11 months for Robin Roebuck has been hard but a “life-changing helping hand from the public” means he’s no longer suicidal and now sees […]
November 19, 2019

Robbed from the most vulnerable: money swindled in WA corruption scandal could have put a roof over thousands

By Daile Cross and Lauren Pilat November 18, 2019 — 1.58pm The agency charged with advocating for homeless people and social housing needs is outraged at the “breathtaking” corruption […]
October 15, 2019

‘Not pregnant enough to help’: searching for a home for two

Three months pregnant and newly homeless after her housemate booted her out, Kat faced a stark choice. The housing service she and her partner went to […]
October 9, 2019

Mandurah’s waterfront hotels and houses mask a homelessness crisis on the foreshore

WA’s biggest regional city is grappling with a rise in rough sleepers on its centrepiece waterfront, with the situation becoming so bad the City of Mandurah […]
September 18, 2019

Homeless-specific medical centre hoped to ease pressure on Perth emergency departments

A specific medical facility for people who are homeless could be a reality in two years if a WA government-driven trial proves successful. The East Metropolitan […]
September 18, 2019

The homeless death of Aimee Teese: ‘I didn’t think it would come to this at 30’

  The empty doorway The homeless death of Aimee Teese: ‘I didn’t think it would come to this at 30’  Illustration: Alan Vest/The Guardian Aimee Teese […]
August 31, 2019

House-sitting on the rise for older people in financial stress or on verge of homelessness

Five years ago Sue Prince had a Christmas she would rather forget — her mother had just died and her house had been repossessed by the […]
August 8, 2019

Homelessness ‘duty to assist’ law could force government to help those in crisis

Australian authorities are being urged to consider a new “duty to assist” law that would force governments to help homeless people find accommodation, amid warnings homelessness […]
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