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Crisis accommodation

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Emergency housing for the homeless
Shelters for the homeless
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