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...
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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...
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Victoria's homelessness response

People experiencing chronic homelessness or sleeping rough are among the most vulnerable in our community. This audit examines the implementation of key elements of the Victorian government’s $45 million Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Plan (HRSAP).
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Getting outcome measurement right for the Specialist Homelessness Sector

This report presents findings and recommendations from the Specialist Homelessness Sector (SHS) Outcomes Consultation Project, led by the Council to Homeless Persons in 2019. The project involved wide-ranging consultation with people who are or have been without a home, frontline staff and managers of SHS...
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Aotearoa/New Zealand homelessness action plan

This action plan sets out an overarching framework for communities, Maori, Iwi, providers and government agencies to continue to work together to prevent and reduce homelessness. The framework consists of the vision, guiding principles, actions areas, outcomes and actions.

Update on coronavirus measures 2

The Prime Minister, state and territory Premiers and Chief Ministers met on 24 March 2020 as the National Cabinet.Initiative: Support for homeless not prohibited

Update on coronavirus measures

The Prime Minister, state and territory Premiers and Chief Ministers met today for the National Cabinet and agreed to further actions to protect the Australian community from the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).Initiative: Supplement the viability of residential aged care facilities (including National Torres Strait Islander...

South Australia praised for supporting the homeless during coronavirus pandemic but long-term solution

Nearly 400 people have been housed across Adelaide since the pandemic beganInitiative: Hotel/Motel Program

Safe places for the homeless to recover and isolate

The Victorian Government will use repurposed aged-care sites to provide self-isolation facilities for Victorians experiencing homelessness - helping them recover from coronavirus, or avoid infection in the first place.Initiative: Safe Places For The Homeless To Recover And IsolateInitiative: Not including Commonwealth Government financial stimulus payments...