Crisis accommodation

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Emergency housing for the homeless
Shelters for the homeless
Report

The experience of people without Australian permanent residency accessing emergency accommodation in inner city Sydney

This research report focuses on the experiences of people in a temporary emergency accommodation program which is accommodating people without permanent residency in hotels in inner-city Sydney, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report

More than temporary?

This report evaluates the NSW Government’s provision of temporary accommodation to people sleeping rough in the inner city of Sydney during the initial wave of the pandemic in 2020.
Report

Inquiry into homelessness in Australia: final report

This inquiry report recommends that Australian governments should work together to establish a ten-year national strategy on homelessness. The report contains 35 recommendations which involve a renewed approach to preventing and addressing homelessness in Australia.
Guide

Design guide for refuge accommodation for women and children

The purpose of this design guide is to assist those working towards improving refuge accommodation for vulnerable women and children escaping violence in the home.
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.
Media release

Virtual summit explores domestic and family violence victims’ safety during COVID-19

Tackling domestic and family violence in the COVID-19 pandemic was the focus of Australia's first COVID-19 Domestic and Family Violence Virtual Summit today, with frontline service providers and sector experts helping the state government to chart a path forward. Initiative: $2 million for domestic and...
Media release

The Territory’s jobs rescue and recovery plan

The Territory Labor Government will deliver a $65 million Jobs Rescue & Recovery Plan to protect Territorians from the deep economic impacts of the coronavirus. Initiative: Home Improvement Scheme Initiative: Freeze on utilities
Media release

Urgent support for frontline domestic violence services

The Morrison Government will provide $32.5 million to states and territories to immediately bolster frontline services to protect those most at risk of domestic violence as a result of living changes enforced due to the coronavirus pandemic. Initiative: Domestic violence services increased
Media release

Unprecedented new social and economic support package released

The Social and Economic Support Package we have announced today is unprecedented in the history our state in both size, and breadth. Initiative: Social and Economic Support Packages Initiative: Freeze payment of the Community Fire levy next financial year Initiative: Increase pool of available houses...
Media release

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 Isolate Initiative: Not including Commonwealth Government financial...
Media release

Hotel rooms pilot to protect rough sleepers from COVID-19

The McGowan Government is moving to protect some of the most vulnerable members of the Western Australian community from the impacts of COVID-19. Initiative: Hotel rooms pilot to protect rough sleepers
Media release

$159 million COVID-19 relief fund to provide crisis support

Premier Mark McGowan and Lotterywest have today established a $159 million COVID-19 relief fund to provide support to organisations that are helping people experiencing hardship. Initiative: COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide crisis support
Media release

$3 million strengthens pandemic response to violence in the home

Support services for people experiencing family and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic will be boosted by more than $3 million in Commonwealth funding. Initiative: Pandemic response to violence in the home
Media release

A safe place to escape family violence during coronavirus

The Victorian Government will ensure women and children escaping family violence have a safe place to go and the support they need during the coronavirus pandemic. Initiative: Crisis accommodation for people suffering or at risk of family violence
Media release

Commonwealth funding boost to address domestic and family violence during COVID-19

The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed $5 million in Commonwealth funding to help address domestic and family violence (DFV) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Initiative: Commonwealth funding boost to address domestic and family violence during COVID-19
Media release

COVID-19 support for Canberrans facing homelessness or domestic and family violence

Today the ACT Government announced the details of $3 million in funding to provide support for people facing homelessness or domestic and family violence arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Initiative: Support for people facing homelessness or domestic and family violence Initiative: Funding for service providers...
Media release

$5.5m to boost domestic violence services during COVID-19 pandemic

The Palaszczuk Government is taking urgent action to support domestic and family violence victims with the immediate injection of almost $5.5 million to help manage an anticipated increase in demand for services arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Initiative: Boost to domestic violence services during COVID-19...
Report

Effective accommodation models to reduce rough sleeping

This report draws on international research, and local practice experience in Victoria, to explore the forms of accommodation that will have the most impact on achieving an absolute reduction in people on the street.
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.
Report

Specialist Homelessness Services annual report 2018–19

The specialist homelessness services 2018–19 web report is the eighth annual report from the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection (SHSC). It describes the characteristics of clients of specialist homelessness services, the services requested, outcomes achieved, and unmet requests for services during 2018–19.