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Sharp rise in youth homelessness shatters stereotypes

fronjacksonwebbNov 19, 20122 Comments

James Farrell, Lecturer in Law at Deakin University writes: The number of Australians who were homeless on census night increased by 17% to 105,237 in the five years

Making the needs of the homeless a priority for health services

Melissa SweetNov 16, 2012

When the Greater Metro South Brisbane Medicare Local decided to prioritise action on the social determinants of

Raising awareness of the health needs of homeless people

Raising awareness of the health needs of homeless people

Melissa SweetJul 4, 20121 Comment

As CEO of Australia’s peak professional nursing organisation, I was keen to raise awareness of homelessness not just as a social issue, but also as a particular at-risk group for

What we can learn from large-scale disasters about responding effectively to homelessness

Melissa SweetFeb 13, 2012

The previous Croakey post

How the response to homeless people varies between Darwin, Sydney and Brisbane

Melissa SweetFeb 13, 2012

In the first of two Croakey articles that examine services for homeless people, Caroline Chen reports on a recent analysis suggesting people receive very different type