Homelessness Week 1-7 August 2021

What is Homelessness Week?

In Australia there are over 116,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night. Homelessness Week aims to raise awareness of the impact of homelessness on Australia via national and local community events, including providing information on the importance of housing as a solution and educating communities on how they can make a difference.

Contact your MP

Sample letter for services to contact their MP

Regional Services – Sample media release

Metro/Greater Sydney Services – Sample media release

The Case For Social Housing – Briefing (PDF)

Supporter Pack for Homelessness Week – including advice on contacting your MP

Other Campaigns

‘Unhoused’ calls for urgent government action to address women’s homelessness

Homelessness NSW supports ‘Unhoused’, an essential campaign that calls on both the coalition and the opposition to commit, within the next term of government, to invest $7.6 billion to provide 16,810 new permanent homes for women.

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