When most people think of homelessness, they tend to think of someone sleeping rough on the streets. In fact sleeping rough is only one type of homelessness and at the Census in 2011 only about 6% of people who were experiencing homelessness were rough sleeping (the Census is being conducted […]
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We are committed to raising awareness of the issues affecting people experiencing homelessness. We work closely with the media to raise awareness about homelessness and advocate for social change. We can provide comment across a broad range of issues relating to homelessness, including issues affecting women, youth, families, couples and singles. Expert comment is underpinned by leading research.
Launch Housing today released the results of a study into the geographic trends of homelessness in Australia revealing larger scale economic and demographic factors are key drivers of homelessness. Outlining the findings of the research, Launch Housing CEO Tony Keenan said “This research shows that where you are in Australia […]
As part of Homeless Prevention Week 2015, The Lord Mayor Robert Doyle is throwing his support behind our not-for-profit organisation Home Ground Real Estate, which match people experiencing homelessness with generous landlords. Listen to the 3AW audio here.
Video: Channel 9 speaks to tenants and landlords about the benefits of HomeGround Real Estate. Watch here.
Dr Heather Holst, Deputy CEO talks to Fran Kelly about our Rapid Rehousing Project in partnership with the REA Group, and the success of the model for housing women and children fleeing family violence. Listen here.
Hanover, Youth Projects and Homelessness Australia provide comment on the recent loss of funding to specialist homelessness employment services in an interview with ABC’s PM program. View news story