Homelessness in Australia, 2016 Census

March 19, 2018 0

On 14 March 2018, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released their homelessness estimates, based on the 2016 Census of Population and Housing. Under the ABS definition, a person is homeless if they do not […]


Government to work with Mayoral Housing Taskforce

March 8, 2018 0

The Government today committed to working with the Auckland Mayor’s Housing Taskforce aimed at ramping up the pace and scale of housing building in our largest city, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford and […]


Absolutely everyone: State disability plan 2017-2020

February 23, 2018 0

Absolutely everyone is the state disability plan 2017–2020 for the whole of the Victorian Government. We are committing to a range of action for achieving greater inclusion, in partnership with the community. Our plan tackles the […]


Making Things Fairer For Young People Leaving Care

February 15, 2018 0

The Andrews Labor Government is developing Australia’s largest ever Social Impact Bond, forging a new path in support for young Victorians leaving care. Treasurer Tim Pallas and Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos today […]


Growing waiting list shows need for more public housing

February 1, 2018 0

Further increases in the numbers of people waiting for public housing shows the urgent need to increase Housing NZ’s stock, Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford says. Figures released today for the December 2017 quarter show […]

In the media

Council gives green light to ‘zero homelessness’ project

January 31, 2018 0

Adelaide City councillors have unanimously agreed to spend just under $150,000 towards a US-modelled approach to achieve “functional zero homelessness” in the inner city. The Zero Project, run by Adelaide-based think-tank the Don Dunstan Foundation, […]


Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Plan

January 13, 2018 0

The Victorian Government is working to break the cycle of homelessness by intervening early, getting rough sleepers housed quickly and strengthening support services to keep vulnerable people off the streets. Minister for Housing Martin Foley […]