We advocate and provide leadership on homelessness issues across NSW and support effective service delivery to those who are experiencing homelessness, have experienced homelessness or are at risk of homelessness.
Homelessness NSW acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the various lands on which we meet and work on. We pay our respects to First Nations peoples and elders past, present and future. Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land.
November 29, 2023
Save the date 19 to 21 March 2024 for the Homelessness NSW Conference in Newcastle. Registrations open early December.
November 3, 2023
Homelessness NSW joins the campaign to Raise The Age of criminal responsibility. Read more here.
October 26, 2023
Read our submission to the consultation on the development of the National Housing and Homelessness Plan. Homelessness NSW have emphasised the importance of a human rights-based approach to housing and homelessness and addressing the structural drivers of homelessness (particularly poverty and discrimination).
Homelessness NSW made a submission to the Australian Government to adopt two realistic and achievable recommendations for inclusion in the 2023-24 Budget. The recommendations call on the Government to invest in social housing and fund Specialist Homelessness Services through appropriate and ongoing ERO and Indexation.View submission
Homelessness NSW was asked to make a submission to the NSW Legislative Assembly Committee on the proposed Residential Tenancies Act legislation. Our submission proposes that the legislation adopt a policy position that removes rental bidding in NSW.View submission
Homelessness NSW have written a letter to the Legislative Assembly Select Committee on the Residential Tenancies Amendment (Rental Fairness) Bill 2023, regarding our concern about the current draft legislation on rental reform that aims to eliminate secret rent bidding and instead replace it with a regulated rental auction process. You can read our letter here.View submission
Join the Movement to End Homelessness in NSW! Homelessness NSW is committed to creating a future where homelessness in NSW is rare, brief, and non-recurring. We’re excited to announce that our report, ‘Rare, Brief, and Non-Recurring: A System-Wide Approach to Ending Homelessness Together,’ launched on 7 August 2023. Over 650 individuals, representing diverse perspectives, have shared their invaluable insights with us. From people with lived experience to service providers, government agencies, and community leaders, informing a framework for aligned action for change. #endhomelessnesstogether. You can watch the recording from our launch event and download a copy of our Report here.Read our Report