This report assembles the evidence from official statistics, academic research and other publicly available information about the lived experience of homelessness and housing affordability in Australia.
The 50 Lives project has made massive strides towards ending chronic homelessness in Perth, with the original target to house fifty of the most vulnerable homeless people met back in June 2017. This second evaluation report highlights the challenges of sustaining a tenancy after years...
Video from the 2018 National Homelessness Conference, presenting the theme ‘Ending homelessness together’.
The 2018 National Homelessness Conference, presenting the theme ‘Ending homelessness together’, delivered a wealth of evidence and information on ways to understand, reduce and alleviate homelessness. Over 800 delegates and more than 80 speakers participated across two very full days, exploring the underlying drivers of...
This strategy document sets the direction for the next five years, focusing on prevention responses that address the root causes of homelessness, and early intervention responses that will reduce the longer term impact of homelessness.
This report outlines the findings from an independent, longitudinal analysis, examining the changes in the scale and nature of homelessness in Australia, as well as how social, economic and policy drivers influence these changes.
This paper outlines definitions of homelessness and estimates the number of young people who are homeless in Queensland.
This web report outlines the characteristics of clients of specialist homelessness services, the services requested, outcomes achieved, and unmet requests for services during 2016–17.
At the root of the tens of thousands of stories that lead people to the door of the Salvos every year is the need for a stable home. This simple goal is foundational for family and community life. This submission explores how to make it...
The aim of the '50 Lives 50 Homes' project is to house and provide support to fifty of Perth’s most vulnerable homeless people. This research report constitutes the first of three reports for the evaluation of the project.
Building on existing Australian social statistics, Australia’s Social Pulse measures changes over time in key social indicators across a range of domains. It also uses statistical analysis to investigate associations between outcomes and community, household, and individual characteristics to provide an in-depth understanding of the...