Australia suffers from a widespread housing crisis. While there are multiple dimensions to our national housing disaster, putting a brake on evictions should be our first priority. Chris Povey with more.
Chief Executive of Hanover Welfare Services, Tony Keenan, discusses how the introduction of Victoria’s Charter of Human Rights has affected the way the organisation provides services to people experiencing homelessness.
Currently before the senate, the Homelessness Bill 2013 is the result of Kevin Rudd’s 2008 promise to halve the number of homeless Australians by 2020. The bill recognises the multifaceted nature of homelessness, writes Stephanie Murphy, but are these empty words?