Homeless persons

16 March 2017

This cost benefit analysis found that it is cheaper to provide last resort housing to homeless people than to leave them 'sleeping rough.'

15 December 2016

The Specialist homelessness services 2015–16 web report is the fifth annual report from the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection (SHSC). It describes the characteristics of clients of...

9 December 2016

This report reveals that individuals who experience multiple, cross-sector services in the specialist homelessness, protection or youth justice service areas are a particularly vulnerable group....

31 October 2016

This report presents evidence from the Australian Homelessness Funding and Delivery Survey of how services supporting those experiencing homelessness are funded, and how different forms of funding...

3 August 2016

While homelessness does count in that most people share concern about its rising incidence and societal impact, a perplexing issue is how to count the people who are homeless, writes Eileen Webb...

22 July 2016

This report addresses the question of whether health service use and health service costs fall as a consequence of supported entry to public housing for formerly homeless people and those at risk...

25 May 2016

The Salvation Army has released their 2016 Economic and Social Impact Survey (ESIS), and has called on both sides of politics to make poverty a key 2016 federal election issue.

26 April 2016

This report describes the outcomes of the Registry Week event which took place over a two week period, commencing 9 February 2016.

Journal article
2 March 2016

Examines an ostensibly new feature of the securitised urban landscape: ‘hostile architecture’.

15 September 2015

These guides break down the core components of housing-focused support to assist workers supporting people who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness .