Our Work


Homelessness NSW responds to policy and legislative reform through submissions to both State and Commonwealth governments, departments and human service agencies. Browse through our most recent submissions below.



Submission to the review of regulations and supply of short- and long-term rental accommodation in NSW by the homelessness sector

May 28, 2024

In this review, we urge the NSW Government to recognise that issues associated with short-term rental accommodation have serious implications for homelessness, as well as providing recommendations endorsed by 73 NSW organisations seeking to end homelessness.


Submission to the consultation on portable long service leave for community services

May 28, 2024

Research has shown that the work within the homelessness services sector is becoming more complex and places high demands on staff. Read why we support that implementing a portable long service leave scheme could assist to address these issues.


2024-2025 NSW Government Pre-Budget Submission

April 22, 2024

Our submission to the NSW Government for the 2024/25 budget is calling for critical investment into social and affordable housing. Read our recommendations that ensure the safety and dignity of tens of thousands of NSW residents experiencing or at risk of homelessness.


2023-2024 NSW Government Pre-Budget Submission

August 14, 2023

Read our Pre-Budget Submission to the NSW Government. We recommend five key investments that are achievable and pragmatic yet impactful in the short term, and which will set strong foundations for future work. Our recommendations amount to an overall investment of $554 million over two years.

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