No fixed address: Who are Tasmania’s homeless?

August 12, 2018 0

While the 2016 Census showed 1,622 people experienced homelessness on any given night in Tasmania, the figure is believed to have worsened since then, with Hobart rental prices hitting a record-high this year. According to […]

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The ‘shanty town’ of Wanaka

August 12, 2018 0

A camping ground on the outskirts of Wanaka is turning into a “shanty town” settlement as people struggle to find affordable accommodation. The Albert Town camping ground, located beside the Clutha and Hawea Rivers, has […]

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Declare ‘state of emergency’ for homelessness: MP

August 10, 2018 0

Independent member for Sydney Alex Greenwich has called homelessness in NSW a “disaster” that warrants a state of emergency. In Parliament on Thursday, Mr Greenwich directly asked Premier Gladys Berejiklian to declare a state of […]

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Ballarat needs a solution to homelessness

August 9, 2018 0

Roughly 116,000 Australians are homeless on any given night. It’s a deeply saddening statistic –  to think so many of us have no where to call home tonight and that so many are struggling in Ballarat. This […]

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Homelessness on the rise in Shepparton

August 8, 2018 0

The housing situation was deteriorating with Census data indicating a 14 per cent increase in homelessness in Shepparton over five years, according to Council to Homeless Persons chief executive Jenny Smith. ‘‘The private rental market […]