I see a lot of buskers throughout my day. As someone who has taken the time to listen, I do have a couple of notes.
Melbourne’s Trolley Man and the tragic case of the baby drowned at Surfers Paradise are a stark reminder of Australia’s homelessness crisis. But maybe a little help can give a lot of hope.
Suddenly, there’s a lot of talk regarding what it means to be homeless. Well, as a woman, the choices I face are brutal and remain on a constant loop.
New research has revealed that young couch surfers may actually be worse off than those sleeping rough.
San Francisco’s plan to introduce robo-cops to clean up the streets worked just fine…until it started to target the homeless population.
In NSW, more than enough vacant properties exist in which to house the homeless, but is the solution that easy?
The homelessness crisis in Australia is at a pivot point. What is needed, is transformative change, but the changes put forward are certainly not it.
The streets of Adelaide will be the testing grounds of a bold new strategy to solve homelessness in this country. But if it works, can it be implemented elsewhere?
Not long after the police forcibly shut down a kitchen that housed and fed the homeless, the Berejiklian government ensured the future holds more of the same.
As an experienced real estate agent, Geoff Grist knows that his job is only one side of the issue. Teaming up with Vinnies CEO Sleepout, he’s looking to invest in what he finds the most value in: people.
Armed with bulldozers, council workers and the police, the City of Sydney has closed down the kitchen that fed the homeless. Where do they go from here?
A local court has overruled the Sydney City Council after they saught to prosecute a man for being homeless, representing an important precedent.
Oh, the week it was. We found out that Trumble is sleeping on the couch, AusPol kicked back into its petty stride and Fox Sports fought a bloke who televised a fight.
Alongside our partners Jewish House, we took to the cold streets to assist the homeless, delivering not only inflatable beds but also a digital system to help locate those who the city forgot.
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Muslim-owned London restaurant offers free Christmas feast to those in need. Redeems an exclusively rubbish year from getting thrown into bin.
A place for the alcoholic homeless to receive alcohol in a safe and measured way: Rabbi Mendel Kastel explains how this new program could offer a pathway to truly turn lives around.
With Abbott’s 12,000 refugees deciding to say “Yeah nah” to Australia, there’s a small group who are happy about it, explains serial satirist Troy Maguire.
Liberal Councillor Edward Mandla wants the City of Sydney to shift some of its big spend on zhooshing itself up into the more worthwhile activity of helping the homeless #HaveaheartSydney
Maria Tedeschi learns a valuable lesson about the homeless from her son Christian – that anyone can help, even a nine-year-old. #OutoftheHeartsofBabes
Conrad Liveris sees banning begging in major cities as only marginalising the homeless even more and not any kind of answer to dealing with the issues surrounding them.
Jordan King Lacroix points you to the US state of Utah, which is taking an unusual but effective method of helping rather than dealing with its homeless.