Our Work


Homelessness NSW plays a vital role in influencing policy and systems to support people experiencing homelessness. We do this by collaborating with government, services and other peak bodies on campaigns and lobbying initiatives. Browse through our most recent campaigns and advocacy below.

Australian and NSW governments must prioritise housing and homelessness services

In recent years, both Commonwealth and NSW Governments have failed to increase funding for homelessness services at levels commensurate to increasing costs and growing needs. We need the Australian Government to DOUBLE the amount of funding allocated to housing and homelessness services, and the NSW Government to reprioritise their funding allocation in the 2024-25 State Budget.

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Ending Homelessness Together Campaign Wrap Up

With the election now over, we wanted to share a wrap up of our election campaign “Ending Homelessness Together”, which aimed to raise awareness and advocate for policy solutions to end homelessness in NSW. Read more here.

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Ending Homelessness Together 2022

At this election, we want the next government to commit to ending homelessness together. We all know that everyone needs a safe place to call home. It’s the foundation for health, safety, education, family stability, steady work and strong communities. Homelessness NSW has developed a plan to build for the future and support people into homes - find out how to support us and take action here.

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Homelessness NSW Annual Survey

Calling all members! Help us to understand more about our member’s and partners priorities and challenges over the next 12 months and get your feedback on how we can improve at Homelessness NSW.

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‘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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‘Tip the scales’ in the 2022-23 NSW Budget

We want to everything we can at this important juncture to tip the scales. MP’s need to hear from you, about housing and homelessness in their own backyard. Help us to act now and make change in the upcoming 2022-23 NSW Budget.

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Action for Social Housing

The outbreak in NSW affects each and every one of us. We know pressure is growing in the community across the state, not just in Greater Sydney. The importance of having a safe, comfortable, uncrowded home has never been clearer.

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Everybody’s Home

Join this campaign for a better, fairer housing system for everyone. Every Australian needs a place to call home.

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Stop Cuts to Homelessness Services!

The 2020 Federal Budget did not include funding for the Commonwealth component of the Equal Remuneration Order beyond June 2021.  This equates to a cut to homelessness services of $56.7 million nationally and $7.5 million in NSW. Homelessness NSW supports the Campaign being led by Homelessness Australia to reinstate this funding within the NHHA.

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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.

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