Preventing a rebound in youth homelessness after COVID-19
Temporary initiatives helped protect homeless young people during COVID-19 but Australia needs a strategy to stop a rebound, say University of Melbourne experts
Australian homes on the line
As the government focuses on defending Australia’s economy, University of Melbourne research looks at how many people are now at risk of losing their homes.
Homelessness and violence
For young people experiencing homelessness, violence can be a daily issue of survival and protection, says a University of Melbourne and Deakin University study
Why do people really become homeless?
Research from the University of Melbourne shows that, while drug use and homelessness are linked, the effect isn't nearly as high as most people think.
Melbourne's housing crisis and homelessness
As Melbourne faces a housing crisis, a University of Melbourne expert looks at a new scheme that's getting people who’ve become homeless into home ownership.
No safe place to stay
There is not enough government support for securing safe, permanent housing for survivors of intimate partner violence, says a University of Melbourne expert.
The grim cycle of homelessness and unemployment
Research by a University of Melbourne expert finds homelessness impairs people’s capacity to keep a job more than their ability to gain employment.
The Australians stuck below the poverty line
University of Melbourne research shows persistent poverty in Australia is higher than previously thought, with the most disadvantaged struggling to exit poverty
A paw in need
Therapy dogs have supported young people experiencing homelessness in a pilot being assessed by a University of Melbourne expert on homelessness and its causes.
Disadvantage, family breakdown and homelessness
University of Melbourne research looks at the statistics to reveal a link between relationship breakdown and homelessness in Australia's disadvantaged families.