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  1. 3 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  2. 30 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  3. 12 November 2018 - Inside Business

    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.

  4. 20 June 2018 - Design

    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.

  5. 18 March 2018 - Design

    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.

  6. 28 February 2018 - Inside Business

    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.

  7. 23 February 2018 - Inside Business

    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

  8. 6 February 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  9. 1 June 2017 - Inside Business

    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.

  10. 23 January 2017 - Humanities

    Homeless: Why making it a crime won’t fix the problem

    Homeless people are already at the mercy of the law, so a ban on sleeping rough in city centres will do nothing to help the situation.