Homelessness

March 15, 2018
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Duxton Declaration: A Statement of Commitment re Mental Health, Housing and Homelessness

The measure of a society is in how it responds to its dispossessed: to those among us who have lost their purchase on the good life, the benefits of a […]
December 14, 2017
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Indigenous Homelessness Figures Shame the Nation

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Report on Specialist Homelessness Services 2016-17 found that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ‘continue to be over-represented in both the national homeless […]
June 20, 2017
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What homeless people really need is a home, not a clean shirt or bowl of soup

by Cameron Parsell The intentions of those who provide charity to people on the streets are unambiguously positive. And yet, without them knowing, their actions can actually do more harm than […]
May 10, 2016

Mental Health, Housing, Homelessness and Incarceration

Historically, state-run mental health facilities have been the mainstay of caring for people with serious mental illnesses, the reality was a lot of people ‘lived’ in those institutions for many […]