Homelessness Australia (HA) is the national peak body for homelessness in Australia. Homelessness Australia was defunded by the Federal Government in 2015 and now has neither an office nor paid staff. HA now provides its services on a voluntary basis and with the support of members.


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On any given night in Australia 1 in 200 people are homeless.

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The Federal Government today tabled a Bill that puts national funding for housing and homelessness services at risk. Click the attachment below for Homelessness Australia's view on the tabled Bill.

In April 2017, Homelessness Australia released a position paper on a National Homelessness Strategy. See attachment below.

Australia is in the midst of a housing crisis, with house prices and rents rapidly increasing, and people paying so much for housing that they are forced into financial hardship.

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Older, single women are increasingly vulnerable to housing stress, insecurity and homelessness.

In this report, Homelessness Australia is drawing on responses to a survey conducted in November 2014 of youth and homelessness service experiences of streaming for Job Services Australia.