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.
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.
Homelessness in the World’s Most Liveable city
The number of homeless people in Melbourne has increased dramatically. Could it now be time to take a new approach to solving the issue?