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Govt Delivers Funds for Frontline Homelessness Services

August 8, 2017 0

Around 85,000 people, particularly women and children affected by domestic violence and vulnerable young people, will be supported through 757 front line services through the Transitional National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH). The government said […]

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Report: Social Impact Investing for Housing & Homeless

August 8, 2017 0

Cross-sectoral collaboration that can untap new sources of capital. Social Impact Investments (SII) are an innovative and growing mechanism for funding solutions to complex social problems, including housing and homelessness policy, says a new report […]

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Sydney tent city remains pegged down

August 8, 2017 0

Uncertainty surrounds the site of an alternative ‘safe place’ for the homeless to move to. Sydney’s CBD tent city remains pegged down as uncertainty surrounds the site of an alternative ‘safe place’ for the homeless to […]

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NSW Premier’s new laws to remove tents

August 8, 2017 0

NSW Parliament will give police tough new powers to tear down Sydney’s tent city in Martin Place. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the legislation would be introduced to the parliament on Tuesday, and is expected to […]

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Twin tales of homelessness shared

August 7, 2017 0

A diet of under-ripe apples from a nearby street tree was an unforeseen future for Graham*, who previously knew a life of a high-paying income, with a couple of properties, vehicles and machinery to his […]

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Singles reach out for help

August 7, 2017 0

Nearly half of all people who sought assistance from BeyondHousing to prevent homelessness in Wodonga and Wangaratta last year were single. BeyondHousing chief executive officer Celia Adams said in addition to demand for services increasing by […]

Council has hours to act on CBD tent city
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Council has hours to act on CBD tent city

August 7, 2017 0

Gladys Berejiklian says the NSW government will dismantle a homeless settlement in Sydney’s city centre if council doesn’t “do the right thing” on Monday. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has issued a final ultimatum to City […]

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Martin Place’s tent city will be cleared

August 7, 2017 0

SYDNEY’S homeless tent city is set to be swept away, possibly as early as Tuesday morning, after the city’s Lord Mayor Clover Moore brokered a deal with its residents through the so-called “Mayor of Martin […]