Daily Archives: 10/01/2018


A December reshuffle of the Federal cabinet sees new ministers for issues relating to homelessness. While the Government have continued without a minister for housing and homelessness, two new ministers with responsibilities in relevant areas have been appointed. Dan Tehan, the member for the Victorian electorate of Wannon, is the […]

What does the Federal reshuffle mean for housing and homelessness?


New data from the AIHW shows that last financial year, 10,985 primary and secondary school students sought help from homelessness services (accompanied and unaccompanied); an 11% increase on the previous year.    The chaos and transience of homelessness is jeopardising the education of Victorian kids.  Without intervention and support, children who […]

Homelessness is jeopardising the futures of Victorian kids



We are the first to call out poor reporting of homelessness issues, and have even created media guidelines for journalists reporting on homelessness. We’re also keen to commend good, balanced coverage of homelessness, and printed below is a piece by the Herald Sun that is just that. It shifts the […]

The Hidden Homeless – HERALD SUN Editorial


Heatwaves can be an unpleasant time for many of us. But for those experiencing homelessness, heatwaves are not only deeply unpleasant, they have the capacity to be deadly.  Local governments across Victoria often put measures in place to support those experiencing homelessness during extreme weather events. These supports may come […]

Heatwaves and homelessness; where to go for help