Fact sheet

Fact Check: Why Luke Howarth's claims on homelessness in Australia get mixed verdicts

Assistant Minister for Homelessness Luke Howarth says he wants to put a "positive spin" on homelessness, and claims that not only are very few people homeless, but on several measures the numbers are improving.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Housing is an election issue for the NSW Greens, but is homelessness up 30 per cent as they say?

Arguing there is a "housing crisis" in the state, NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge claims that homelessness in NSW "has jumped by more than 30 per cent in five years".

Women’s housing needs in regional Australia

This report outlines key housing needs and challenges for women through national research undertaken across regional Australia. It offers new knowledge and insights that are relevant for policy and key decision makers across all levels of government, community housing providers, researchers and the private sector.

Not pregnant enough? Pregnancy and homelessness

This report outlines the perspectives of 14 women who have had recent experiences of pregnancy and homelessness. The research received approval from the Human Research Ethics Committees of RMIT University, La Trobe University and Launch Housing, and was overseen by a reference group with specialist...

Redesign of a homelessness service system for young people

This research identifies measures that could reduce youth homelessness and lead to improved outcomes for young people who experience homelessness. The findings are based on a community-level analysis of special homelessness services (SHS) data and sites of innovation in three states: South Australia, NSW and...
Policy report

Leaving no-one behind: a national policy for health equity, housing and homelessness

In this policy paper, participants from a national health, homelessness and vulnerably housed roundtable call for the development of a national policy on health equity housing and homelessness.
Fact sheet

Homelessness and COVID-19: CSI response

In this fact sheet, Centre for Social Impact (CSI) academics outline the current state of homelessness in Australia and highlight specific risk areas.

Colonization, homelessness, and the prostitution and sex trafficking of native women

This paper seeks to illustrate the impact of human trafficking on Native women and girls, with particular attention to the historical context in the United States and the interconnection between trafficking and housing instability.

Homelessness in culturally and linguistically diverse populations in Western Australia

People from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds comprise an increasingly significant proportion of the population living in Australia, and yet their visibility and needs are not adequately reflected in our homelessness service system. This report was developed to explore and present further research on...

Homelessness action plan report 2019: phase one 2020-2023

The Aotearoa New Zealand Homelessness Action Plan (2020-2023) has been developed to prevent and reduce homelessness. It sets out an overarching framework with actions to improve the wellbeing and housing outcomes of individuals and whānau who are at risk of, or experiencing, homelessness.