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“It is unacceptable in 21st century Australia that there are (so many) children and young people homeless on any given night. They deserve a safe home and we have the means to provide it. All that is needed is the political will and the commitment from us all as a community,” Mission Australia Chief Catherine …. Read More
Note: This article was written by Benjamin Preiss and Clay Lucas for The Age. Link to article here: https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/call-for-60-000-social-housing-units-to-stave-off-post-lockdown-crisis-20200513-p54smk.html A coalition of housing groups is urging the state government to create 60,000 additional social housing units over the next decade to prevent a fresh wave of homelessness after the coronavirus pandemic ends. The groups say …. Read More
With the rising number of rough sleepers in London and winter coming in, hairdresser Josh Coombes has volunteered to give rough sleepers a free haircut and has partnered with Street Vet Jade Statt who offers free veterinary care for rough sleeper’s pets. It is all part of Josh’s campaign #DoSomethingForNothing. The campaign was founded in …. Read More
Please note: This article is purely written by Balakrishnan Rajagopal. All credits shall go to him. Balakrishnan Rajagopal is a professor of law and development at MIT and is the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing. Housing is the front line in the fight against covid-19. Shelter-in-place orders have been widely adopted …. Read More
At this point in time, nobody should be living on the streets. #Covid19 Shelter WA has started a gofundme page to help people experiencing homelessness have a safe place to isolate. Everyone’s help is needed. “Homeless people are uniquely vulnerable to catching and spreading COVID-19. A thousand Western Australians are sleeping on the streets tonight, …. Read More
We have started this campaign dedicated to helping the rough sleepers in Australia. Our aim is to raise awareness of this rising issue, that there are people out there living on a day-to-day basis, without a roof over their head and food to eat. We hope that through this campaign, we can support local campaigns …. Read More
By the time you are reading this, our website would have already gone live. We are very excited to kick start this 5-week campaign full of love and hopefulness that we are able to contribute as much as we can in this short span of time. Support from the community is much needed as well, …. Read More
Featuring our volunteer of the month! Sarah has always been eager to help. She has been with us since we started and helped us through our journey. Not only has she contributed physical items such as beds, tables and chairs, she has also put in lots of effort to check up on the rough sleepers …. Read More
Out of the 34 wealthiest country, Australia is 16th for having the highest poverty rate, surpassing the UK, Germany and New Zealand. Victoria is the second highest state in Australia for homelessness. 116,427 Australians now have no home an over 3 million Australians are now living in poverty. How did they become homeless? Low education attainment Domestic …. Read More
Getting involved is as easy as ABC! There’s many ways you can get involved. Read on to know more! “This pandemic has created some very real challenges, but it also creates some unique opportunities to accelerate progress on ending homelessness.” This sentence from a post written by Ron Wakefield from RMIT University woke me up …. Read More