Posted 07-11-2023
Landmark Churchill Fellowship report calls for national strategy to end homelessness in Australia

David Pearson, CEO of the Australian Alliance to End Homelessness (AAEH), has released a groundbreaking report titled "Homelessness is solvable: How we can end it in Australia."

The report, a culmination of Pearson's extensive research during his Churchill Fellowship in 2022 and 2023, offers cross-sector recommendations and actions to end homelessness in Australia, emphasising the urgent need for a national housing and ending homelessness strategy.

Posted 22-03-2023
Census homelessness data reveals we can do better than this

Today’s release of the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ 2021 Census data on estimating homelessness paints a picture of a bad situation getting worse, with the data revealing a 5.2% increase in the number of people experiencing homelessness nationally between 2016 and 2021 – or 6,067 people.

Posted 12-10-2022
Inaugural Australian Zero Homelessness Summit to take place in Brisbane at end of October

Communities around Australia will converge in Brisbane for the nation’s first Summit to End Homelessness at the end of the month, which will showcase proven and measurable strategies that have underpinned the successful end to homelessness in communities from Canada and the United States of America.

Posted 16-06-2022
Australian Alliance to End Homelessness urges for better disaster resilience response to support people experiencing homelessness

Communities from across Australia met this week to discuss how to better prepare for natural disasters and extreme weather events to ensure people experiencing homelessness are accounted for and provided with adequate support.

Posted 07-02-2022
Homelessness in Australia can be ended by commitment from governments, new report finds

The Centre for Social Impact (CSI), the Australian Alliance to End Homelessness (AAEH) and Neami National have launched a comprehensive new report that demonstrates how solvable homelessness is in Australia.

Posted 25-08-2021
The deaths of people living on the street and in the parklands aren't counted - Peter Sandeman

Very little is known about the deaths of homeless people. The deaths of people living on the street and in the parklands aren't counted. Unvalued and forgotten except by other street people and their workers, the deaths of homeless people are a hidden tragedy.

Posted 25-08-2021
Dying Homeless in Australia: We Must Measure It Better

You can’t change what you don’t measure — so goes the saying. We frequently measure metrics such as the unemployment rate and road fatalities, which in turn, are used to drive government policy and budget decisions. However, there remains a vast gap in our knowledge base about dying homeless in Australia. And without concrete evidence, how can you drive and measure change?

Posted 12-08-2021
Australian Alliance to End Homelessness welcomes parliamentary inquiry into homelessness recommendations, urges government action

The Australian Alliance to End Homelessness (AAEH) welcomes the final report on the inquiry into homelessness in Australia by the Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs, and is urging the Australian Government to implement a number of the report’s recommendations before June 2022.

Posted 10-08-2021
‘Housing is healthcare’: Renewed calls for urgent Australian Government action on rough sleeping homelessness

The Australian Alliance to End Homelessness (AAEH) and the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) have joined forces to urge the Australian Government to show leadership on this critical issue by urgently commissioning a national homelessness deaths and life expectancy gap reporting framework.

Posted 05-08-2021
‘Invisible homeless deaths’: An estimated 134 people died in NSW last year while sleeping rough

New research by the Australian Alliance to End Homelessness (AAEH) and the University of Western Australian (UWA) reveals that an estimated 134 people died while sleeping rough in NSW last year.