Rough sleepers

Alternate Term Label:
Sleeping rough
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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...

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...

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

Outreach ramps up to protect homeless

More than 100 people have been helped into safe accommodation in less than a week as part of the NSW Government's push to protect the homeless from COVID-19. Initiative: Outreach ramps up to protect homeless

More homelessness and public housing support in COVID-19 fight

Almost $6 million will be provided to Victorian homelessness organisations to help protect Victorians at risk of or experiencing homelessness because of the COVID-19 virus and manage any outbreaks. Initiative: Temporary Accommodation for rough sleepers
Media release

Fast-tracked Housing First project to ease Bunbury homelessness

A major project to address homelessness in Bunbury has been brought forward to provide rough sleepers with stable housing and support. Initiative: Fast-Tracked Housing First project
Media release

Breaking the cycle of homelessness

More than 1,200 people who were sleeping rough in NSW have been helped into temporary accommodation through the rapid expansion of assertive outreach to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Initiative: Temporary Accommodation for rough sleepers Initiative: Increased outreach capacity Initiative: Effort to find permanent housing...

Housing and homelessness support package

Today, we announced nearly $4.3 million for additional housing and homelessness support to complement the measures previously announced and provide more help for those doing it tough.Initiative: Expand the current Safe Night Space pilot, which has provided a safe overnight refuge for people sleeping rough...