The June New responses to Youth Homelessness edition

New Responses to Youth Homelessness



Brendan O’Connor, Minister for Housing and Homelessness, Minister for Small Business


Jenny Smith, CEO, Council to Homeless Persons


Western Australian Specialist Homelessness Services Conference, Leading the road home!

June Update from Homelessness Australia

By Travis Gilbert, Policy and Research Officer, Homelessness Australia

Council to Homeless Persons Consumer Programs: Peer Education Support Program (PESP) Update

By Cassandra Bawden, PESP Team Leader

Feature: Where along the Road?

New Responses to Youth Homelessness

Ch-ch-changes? … Youth Homelessness in Australia

By David MacKenzie, Associate Professor, Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University and Michael Coffey, CEO Yfoundations

The ABS Count of Homeless Young People

By Chris Chamberlain, Director, Centre for Applied Social Research, RMIT University

The ABS Responds to Parity Article

‘Please sir, I want some more’: Young People Should Not Have to Beg for a Liveable Income and Affordable Housing

By Travis Gilbert, Policy and Research Officer, Homelessness Australia

Precarious Pathways: Experiences of Homeless University Students

By Marty Grace, Victoria University, Deborah Keys, Melbourne Citymission, Aaron Hart and Jennifer Malone, Victoria University

Rethinking Case Studies Into Positive Power Packed Service Narratives

By Grace Stubee, Communications Officer, Yfoundations

Out of the Evidence Loop: Young People’s Lack of Power in Evidence-based Practice

By Kate Davies, PhD Candidate, Research Institute for Social Inclusion and Wellbeing, University of Newcastle

Coming Out From the Shadows: Responding to Young People Experiencing ‘Hidden Homelessness’

By Kirsten Sandstrom, Senior Manager, Home, Helping Young People Achieve, Service to Youth Council, South Australia

Homeless Youth Dual Diagnosis Initiative (HYDDI)

By John Mullane, HYDDI Clinician, Homeless Youth Dual Diagnosis Project

Journey Towards Independent Living

By Rob Ellis, Manager, Youth and Family Services, Salvation Army Crisis Services

Reducing Youth Homelessness Through Service Collaboration

By Sally Regan and Lauren Crawford, HomeGround Services and Claire Edmanson and Pip Fowler, Salvation Army Crisis Services

Youth Refuge: Towards Diversity and Specialisation?

Sam Barratt, Melbourne Citymission

Affordable Housing: Essential Infrastructure to Ending Youth Homelessness

By Queensland Shelter

Our Place: A Modifies Foyer Model for the Australian Capital Territory

By Siobhan Cosgrave, Manager, Our Place, Barnardos, Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

Private Rental Pathways for Young People in Crisis

By Sian Mulgrew, Youth Private Rental Access Program, Inner Middle South Creating Connections Consortium


David MacKenzie

Associate Professor, Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University