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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 […]
August 7, 2019

Young and invisible: WA man’s four-year battle to get back on his feet

Sun McIntyre, 27, never realised he was homeless until a photography project by a not-for-profit made him see his three-year ordeal to find a home was […]
August 7, 2019

‘The future scares me’: low Newstart rate is making homelessness worse, charity says

The historically low rate of Newstart is making Australia’s homelessness problem worse, a charity says, with the number of people on the dole forced to seek […]
August 7, 2019

How I went from corporate lawyer to sleeping rough

I was 66 years old when I was sleeping on the streets of Sydney. I was homeless. All my life I had been oblivious to the plight […]
August 5, 2019

Homelessness was not on my vision board: How one man clawed his life back

Allan Connolly’s life was going according to plan. He and his wife Dawn had a lovely home in a wealthy Perth suburb. They were handling huge contracts […]
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. […]
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 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 […]
July 11, 2019

Yes, homelessness in Perth is scary – but not for you

I feel for Tony Barlow, I really do. I feel for anyone trying to make a fist of retail in today’s economic climate. Homelessness can be […]
July 9, 2019

Community housing minister Luke Howarth wants a ‘positive spin’ on homelessness

Federal MP says government’s priority is emergency accommodation, a stance at odds with lord mayors who say lack of affordable housing fuelling crisis  Federal minister for […]
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