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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 […]
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 13, 2019

Perth takes action to tackle global poverty, Caritas names new CEO

Thousands of generous supporters – including individuals, schools and parishes across Perth – have joined in solidarity with the world’s poor, donating nearly $1.2 million to […]
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 […]
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 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 6, 2019

‘It’s a miracle’: Helsinki’s radical solution to homelessness

Finland is the only EU country where homelessness is falling. Its secret? Giving people homes as soon as they need them – unconditionally Tatu Ainesmaa turns […]
May 24, 2019

Poverty, Homelessness and Migrants in Western Australia Report officially launched

Several Archdiocesan agency directors and representatives from across the Archdiocese have last week Thursday 16 May come together for the launch of the Poverty, Homelessness and Migrants […]
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