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Homeless

Exploring the Four Specific Groups within the Community

Kim Connolly

Could these tiny homes be the solution to a big problem for many older women?

The number of women over the age of 55 experiencing housing stress and homelessness is rising in Australia, but the increasing interest in tiny homes may provide a viable solution.

Immediate action needed as concerns around mental health rise by 10% in one year

Mission Australia Youth Survey Report 2018

Each year we encourage young people aged 15-19 to ‘speak up’ about the issues that concern them through Australia’s largest annual youth survey. Over 28,000 ...

Kim Connolly

Kim Connolly

Indira Naidoo is the host of SBS’s three-part documentary Filthy Rich & Homeless.

Increasingly, Australia's homeless are not old men

Women are the "hidden homeless".

Indira Naidoo is the host of SBS’s three-part documentary Filthy Rich & Homeless.

Increasingly, Australia's homeless are not old men

Women are the "hidden homeless".

Demand high for alternative Port Macquarie school helping disengaged youth turn their lives around - ABC News

'It's a haven': Inside the alternative school helping disengaged youth turn their lives around

A specialised school in northern NSW throws rule books aside to help troubled teenagers re-engage with education. The principal says demand is high, and the results speak for themselves.

Melbourne coronavirus outbreak in aged care has raised tough questions. Here are some clues - ABC News

Governments are facing tough questions on how this has gone so terribly wrong. Here are some clues

The big question is this: would our governments and the aged care sector have taken even greater care to stop the spread of coronavirus if it were people at the beginning of life rather than at the end of it?

Coronavirus restrictions lead to rise in elder abuse cases, advocates say - ABC News

Brian's attacker was jailed for bashing him — it was his grandson

The bashing was so violent, a nurse at the hospital couldn't do a blood test when the 79-year-old was first admitted because he'd "lost that much blood". His grandson was later convicted of assault.

The need to house everyone has never been clearer. Here's a 2-step strategy to get it done

The need to house everyone has never been clearer. Here's a 2-step strategy to get it done

Now is the time for a two-pronged strategy to ensure everyone has a home: a spot-purchasing program to find homes for people now in emergency accommodation, followed by social housing construction.

Dementia Australia | Support for informal carers under the spotlight at Royal Commission into aged care

Support for informal carers under the spotlight at Royal Commission into aged care

The importance of informal care and the difficulties that carers experience was under the spotlight this week during the Mildura hearings of The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. Dementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe believes that it is important the role of informal carers is recognised by the Royal Commission.

The Night the Stonewall Inn Became a Proud Shrine - The New York Times

The Night the Stonewall Inn Became a Proud Shrine (Published 2019)

The Night the Stonewall Inn Became a Proud Shrine - The New York Times

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No rental homes affordable for young person on Youth Allowance in any capital city

Anglicare Australia's annual report looked at 69,000 rental properties listed on one weekend in March

Kirby Littley

Why are 6,000 young people being forced to live out their lives in aged care homes?

Every week, 50 young people with high support needs are admitted into aged care homes across the country. Now the push is on to get them out.