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Imagine trying to sleep in your car, or on the streets, or in a rooming house with people yelling in the halls, or threatening you in the kitchen. There is no doubt that being without a home can seriously compromise your physical and mental health. Research has shown that more […]

Homelessness makes you sick











The Victorian Government cannot continue to encourage women to leave situations of family violence without adequate provision for safe and appropriate housing.

Rapid housing program could save lives



The media plays a powerful role in shaping public understanding of homelessness. Efforts to encourage our leaders to end homelessness with good policy can be undone with a single keystroke from a time-strapped journalist. Despite the significant attention given to rough sleeping in the media, the vast majority of people […]

Top tips for journalists to improve reporting on homelessness


Wondering what the details are of Party commitments on homelessness? We’ve put together a list of key promises in the homelessness space by the Coalition, Labor and Greens.    The Liberal/National Coalition have has committed to: $78 million to provide safe places for people impacted by domestic and family violence, including: […]

Homelessness election promises