family violence


              Kate Colvin, Policy and Communications Manager, Council to Homeless Persons.   This article originally appeared in the May 2016 edition of Parity, Australia’s only dedicated publication on homelessness and housing issues. Subscribe to Parity here  The Royal Commission report recognised the critical importance […]

What Would it Take for Women Fleeing Violence to Have ...


To mark Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2017, Victorian youth homelessness organisations and peak bodies are calling on the Federal Government to commit to a national plan to tackle rising homelessness amongst young Australians. CHP has created a series of infographics which highlight the startling statistics around youth homelessness.  Australian Institute of […]

Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2017



Anti-Poverty Week – what does it cost to be homeless if you’re couchsurfing? To mark Anti-Poverty Week 2014, we are exploring how poverty leads to homelessness and homelessness entrenches poverty. We have created two fictional case studies of people experiencing homelessness and examined their living costs weighed up against their income. These […]

What does it cost to be a single parent experiencing ...


On the 30th of May 2014, the Victorian Government announced a funding package to strengthen the response to family violence across Victoria. Worth 30-million dollars, it includes expanding the state wide Strengthening Risk Management program that connects family violence, family services, police and the courts. The main aim of the […]

Family violence is everyone’s business: specialist training workshop