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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 14, 2019

Eating one meal a day to survive: the reality of financial stress in WA

A breakfast of eggs, bread and tea is the only meal Perth woman Tiba Moeini eats every day. Living on a Newstart allowance, the 40-year-old single […]
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 street doctor service treating Melbourne’s homeless

There are some things that Melbourne’s street doctor sees a lot more than other GPs. Bed bug bites are common. Wounds fail to heal or become […]
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 1, 2019

‘It is not a pipe dream’: five things Australia could do now to end poverty

In New Zealand and Canada, poverty rates are falling dramatically. What would it take to lift the forgotten Australians living in poverty? The federal election is […]
June 7, 2019

Homeless Australia

Homelessness is on the rise in Australia. Some 116,400 Australians are without a home — the highest number since the census began estimating the prevalence of […]
May 29, 2019

One of the worst things about homelessness is the shame

Shame is a complex emotion. For most of my life, it has prohibited me from revealing an experience that has shaped me in the most profound […]
May 28, 2019

How easy it is to become homeless

How easy is it for anyone to become homeless? To be an intelligent, kind, articulate person and one day find yourself sleeping on the streets? Just […]
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