Policy report

A welcome home: youth homelessness and mental health

This policy paper examines the relationship between homelessness and mental health and the specific challenges that exist for young Australians aged 12 to 25 years who experience, or are at risk of, experiencing homelessness. The paper also examines the evidence behind particular intervention and prevention...
Report

Inquiry into homelessness in Victoria: final report

In this report, the Committee recommends a wide-ranging suite of measures aimed at achieving outcomes through an extensive effort towards early intervention to assist in the prevention of homelessness.
Report

COVID-19: rental housing and homelessness impacts – an initial analysis

Gains made on reducing homelessness during the pandemic last year are slipping away. Less than a third of those assisted with temporary hotel accommodation during the crisis were later transitioned into longer-term affordable housing, mainly due to a shortage of social housing available, according to...
Report

Double return

This study by Equity Economics, commissioned by Everybody’s Home, projects homelessness in Australia will surge and more Australian families will experience housing stress in 2021, due to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
Fact sheet

Traumatic brain injury and homelessness

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a type of acquired brain injury that is common among people who experience homelessness. This fact sheet describes some of the common symptoms of TBI, discusses the link between TBI and homelessness, and provides information for frontline workers who deliver...
Report

Ending homelessness in Australia: a redesigned homelessness service system

The existing Australian homelessness service system has known strengths, but its effectiveness is constrained for different population groups who experience a range of other social, economic, health and justice issues. This research report outlines strategies to redesign the homelessness service system in Australia that could...
Report

Policy coordination and housing outcomes during COVID-19

This study gathered data on the scale and scope of policy interventions in the housing system during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia—a critical first step for on-going assessment of the outcomes and impacts of the broad suite of initiatives deployed by governments in response to...
Report

The 2019-2020 Australian bushfires: from temporary evacuation to longer-term displacement

This report presents the first comprehensive figures and analysis of the patterns of displacement associated with the 2019-2020 bushfire season.
Report

Australian homelessness monitor 2020

The Australian Homelessness Monitor examines the changes in the scale and nature of homelessness in Australia, as well as how social, economic and policy drivers influence these changes. Recent research shows that the national homelessness rate is set to surge, as short-term coronavirus and housing...
Report

Shelter in the storm — COVID-19 and homelessness

In this interim report, the Committee presents the evidence received on COVID-19 and homelessness in Australia. Recommendations will be left to the final report. The Committee notes that public health restrictions and economic disruption due to COVID-19 have remained ongoing and evolving at the time...