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Common Ground housing probe

Common Ground housing probe | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
A HIGH profile Hobart affordable housing provider will be scrutinised by Tasmania’s Auditor-General, at the urging of the Treasurer.
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There Are 18000 Homeless Children In Our Country Every Night

There Are 18000 Homeless Children In Our Country Every Night | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
On any given night in Australia, 18,000 children are homeless. That many children, homeless, every night in this country. It is a staggering and sobering visual. How is this number possible?
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Homeless persons conference: domestic violence victims forced from their homes

Homeless persons conference: domestic violence victims forced from their homes | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
Imagine you're the victim of a crime, a vicious assault, but you're the one who has to move out of your home.
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Rising rates of homelessness continue to plague the developed world

Rising rates of homelessness continue to plague the developed world | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
On any given night in Australia, more than 100,000 people struggle to find a bed to sleep in: they're homeless.
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Daisy app now connects more women to support services | Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women

Daisy app now connects more women to support services | Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
More women experiencing the impacts of sexual assault, domestic and family violence – including those in rural and remotes area of Australia, or where English is not their first language – can now find help in the one place through the updated Daisy app.
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If you're 18 and in state care, who do you turn to for help? No-one, it seems

If you're 18 and in state care, who do you turn to for help? No-one, it seems | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
More than half of all young people who leave state care end up homeless within 12 months, a research project has shown.
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HomeGround - Rapid Rehousing to help Australia's homeless

This video shares the story of one woman who's life was touched with the work of HomeGround Services, one of Victoria's largest, secular homelessness ...
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Growing Demand for Social Housing - Report - Pro Bono Australia

Growing Demand for Social Housing - Report - Pro Bono Australia | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
A new report by Australia’s national agency for health and welfare information has revealed a growing demand for housing assistance and long waiting lists for social housing.
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WA police minister blames prevalence of homelessness in Perth on charities ... - The Guardian

WA police minister blames prevalence of homelessness in Perth on charities ... - The Guardian | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
Liza Harvey says the installation of sprinklers to deter homeless people in Perth CBD was appalling, but would not be needed if support services were working
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WA govt announces $560m for social housing – Sky News Australia | News by Web 24

WA govt announces $560m for social housing – Sky News Australia | News by Web 24 | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
WA govt announces $560m for social housing – Sky News Australia: Sky News AustraliaWA govt announces $560m for... http://t.co/DCllOrr8mP
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New program to help public housing tenants in the Mid North

New program to help public housing tenants in the Mid North | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
South Australia. Minister for Social Housing "Housing SA tenants in the Port Pirie and Port Augusta region now have better targeted support with the roll-out of a new service delivery model - Conne...
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Family violence a major cause of homelessness, inquiry hears

Family violence a major cause of homelessness, inquiry hears | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
Women and children are staying in violent homes because there is nowhere else for them to go, an inquiry hears.
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Alzheimer's Australia | Homelessness & Dementia

Alzheimer's Australia | Homelessness & Dementia | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
The link between dementia and the social causes of homelessness. The numbers of people diagnosed with dementia increases every week.
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One In Eight Australians Have Been Homeless

One In Eight Australians Have Been Homeless | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
A staggering one in eight Australians have been homeless at some point in their lives, with peak bodies calling new research into the national issue a “big wake up call” for governments.
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One In Eight Australians Have Been Homeless

One In Eight Australians Have Been Homeless | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
A staggering one in eight Australians have been homeless at some point in their lives, with peak bodies calling new research into the national issue a “big wake up call” for governments.
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How do you end family homelessness? Try rent subsidy, experts say

How do you end family homelessness? Try rent subsidy, experts say | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
We're often told the answer to family homelessness is affordable housing. But what does this actually mean?
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Fuller Center for Housing has an even better model - Help people to own their own home.  When you strip out developers profit and bank intertest and marketing costs; when you add in sweat equity and community contributions anyone can own thgeir own home.  They just need to be shown how

 

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Indigenous youth homelessness on the rise

Indigenous youth homelessness on the rise | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
A Hunter indigenous services organisation says the problem of homelessness among Aboriginal youth in the region is far greater than most people realise.
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The outcomes for children kicked out of care at 18 are tragic. We can do better | Paul McDonald

The outcomes for children kicked out of care at 18 are tragic. We can do better | Paul McDonald | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
Half the teenagers leaving state care are unemployed, homeless, in jail or a new parent within 12 months. We must allow some to stay beyond their 18th birthday
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$560m boost for priority housing - Perth Now

$560m boost for priority housing - Perth Now | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
MORE than half a billion dollars will be in the State Budget to halve the number of seniors and families with children on WA’s waitlist for priority social housing.
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Public Housing and Homelessness

The most recent ABS Census of Housing and Population (2011) shows that over 100000 people are homeless in Australia. That is one in 200. Ten thousand of ...
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Australia addresses homelessness issue - The Border Mail

Australia addresses homelessness issue - The Border Mail | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
HISTORICALLY, charities and community organisations have filled the void left by governments. There was a need and the community stepped in and addressed that need.
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Melbourne Conversations: Decent­ Place to Live? Getting Housing Right in Melbourne

Decent, affordable housing is scarce, public housing is in decline, the private rental market is tight and buying is a stretch even on a reasonable wage. For those ...
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Is affordable housing the key to ending homelessness?

Is affordable housing the key to ending homelessness? | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
Will the "great Australian dream" remain a dream for low-income earners? Let's look at affordable housing solutions in other global cities.

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WA homeless crisis: what the cars at Rockingham and Kwinana beaches mean - WA today

WA homeless crisis: what the cars at Rockingham and Kwinana beaches mean - WA today | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
Every night some 50 vehicles can be found in the Rockingham and Kwinana Beach carparks. At first glance, that might be unsurprising, but the reality is the people sleeping in them represent one of the many faces of homelessness in Western Australia.
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South Australia faces rise in homelessness as 'massive economic change' takes ... - ABC Online

South Australia faces rise in homelessness as 'massive economic change' takes ... - ABC Online | Social Housing in Australia | Scoop.it
South Australia is facing a sharp jump in homelessness if housing services do not receive more funding, an expert from Adelaide University warns.
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