First Peoples homelessness
Australian homelessness monitor 2022
The 'Australian Homelessness Monitor' 2022 provides an in-depth, independent analysis examining the changes in the scale and nature of homelessness in Australia, as well as how social, economic and policy drivers influence these changes.
A plan to end homelessness in Victoria
The Victorian state election in November 2022 creates an opportunity for Victorians to encourage decision makers to make the changes needed to end homelessness. This position paper calls on the next Victorian government to implement 27 changes that would help to end homelessness.
Urban Indigenous homelessness: much more than housing
This research examines the causes, cultural contextual meanings and safe responses to homelessness for Indigenous Australians in urban settings, using Australian policy, practice and academic literature, together with interviews with stakeholders in four case-study sites.
Youth homelessness in Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa New Zealand
This scoping report draws attention to youth homelessness in Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa New Zealand, and has been prepared for Manaaki Rangatahi ki Tāmaki Makaurau Youth Homelessness Collective.
Aboriginal homelessness: an Aboriginal cultural safety framework for the Specialist Homelessness Sector
This document responds to the priorities of 'Manan-na worn-tyeen maar-takoort' and the SHS Transition Plan. It is designed to assist specialist homelessness services achieve Aboriginal cultural safety.
Indigenous mental health, housing and homelessness
In this paper, the authors examine the evidence of what works and does not work in mental health and suicide prevention programs and policy initiatives associated with housing and homelessness for Indigenous Australians.
Aboriginal housing for Aboriginal health
This position paper states the urgency of First Nations housing issues to be addressed, and presents recommendations to enable First Nations people to access better housing options, resulting in better health.
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...
Reimagining Indigenous housing, health and wealth
This report sets the context for a strengths-based ecological and culturally-founded approach to Indigenous housing, health and wealth.
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...
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.
Inquiry into homelessness in Victoria: interim report
This interim report addresses the survey material gathered by the Legal and Social Issues Committee during its process of calling for submissions to the inquiry.
Wongee Mia: an innovative family-centred approach to addressing Aboriginal housing needs and preventing eviction in Australia
This paper is about an initiative emerging out of Perth (Western Australia) which is taking a different approach to addressing Aboriginal homelessness.
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.
Victorian Aboriginal housing and homelessness framework
The Victorian government funded Aboriginal Housing Victoria to develop this framework, which aims to build a new approach to ensuring all Aboriginal Victorians have safe, secure and stable housing.
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.
The Western Australian strategy to end homelessness: youth homelessness action plan
This document sits under the Western Australian Alliance to End Homelessness's 10 year strategy to end homelessness, and aims to galvanise the community to carry out the collective action needed to improve outcomes for young people currently experiencing homelessness and to prevent it for future...
The Western Australian Alliance to End Homelessness outcomes measurement and evaluation framework
The WAAEH Outcomes Measurement Framework offers a revitalised and reconceptualised approach to the research and evaluation of homelessness.
The Western Australian Alliance to End Homelessness: ending homelessness in Western Australia report
This report captures the voices of people who have a lived experience of homelessness as well as practitioners working in the sector. It is at this touchpoint, between frontline workers and clients who are seeking support, where the most valuable insights into what is working...
Insights into vulnerabilities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over: 2019
This report presents new data on vulnerability experienced by older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. It brings together data from more than twenty sources and shows that many Indigenous people have complex and varied needs.
The Victorian Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Summit: report of findings
In April 2019, Aboriginal Housing Victoria convened Victoria’s first Aboriginal housing and homelessness Summit. The purpose of the Summit was to inform the development of an Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Policy Framework for Victoria. This report provides a snapshot of the ideas and suggestions raised...
The changing geography of homelessness: a spatial analysis from 2001 to 2016
This study examines the changing geography of homelessness. It outlines the extent to which homelessness has become more spatially concentrated over time; where it has risen and fallen; and the importance that housing affordability, poverty and labour market opportunities play in reshaping its distribution.
Out of the shadows
Domestic and family violence is a major driver of homelessness in Australia, particularly for women and their children. This paper focuses on the intersections between these issues, drawing together the research, stories of victim-survivors and service provider wisdom to recommend ways forward.
Victorian Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness Framework: literature review
The purpose of the literature review is to describe and analyse the current literature, including relevant recent policy, and data provided in the context of research reports available on Aboriginal Housing and Homelessness, specifically relating to existing frameworks, strategies, and Government and First Peoples led...
Presentations from the National Homelessness Conference 2018
The 2018 National Homelessness Conference, presenting the theme ‘Ending homelessness together’, delivered a wealth of evidence and information on ways to understand, reduce and alleviate homelessness. Over 800 delegates and more than 80 speakers participated across two very full days, exploring the underlying drivers of...