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New Report Release: Policing Public Space – The experiences of people sleeping rough

Homelessness NSW was pleased to launch this joint report with PIAC that focuses on the lived experience of people sleeping rough and the impact that police interaction can have on wellbeing and ensuring access to housing and support services. The Report contains nine recommendations that focus on the rights of people experiencing and homelessness in public places and the need for resources to provide support and access to services.  The report also supports the implementation the recommendations from the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Protocol for Homeless People in Public Places.  The NSW Government released its response to the findings of the Inquiry.

We look forward to working with the NSW Government to progress both the recommendation of the report and the recommendations from the Parliamentary Inquiry.

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Nowhere to go: the benefits of providing long term social housing to women that have experienced domestic and family violence report

July 12, 2021

Homelessness NSW was pleased to be a partner in a new report by Equity Economics Nowhere to go: the benefits of providing long term social housing to women that have experienced domestic and family violence launched today. It costs the savings to women and the community of providing housing so women avoid homelessness, and returns to violent partners because of homelessness. It is intended to influence the public debate and the Government as we lead in to the Women’s Safety Summit scheduled for 29-30 July.

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