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Homelessness in Australia : an introduction / edited by Chris Chamberlain, Guy Johnson & Catherine Robinson.

by Chamberlain, Chris, 1948- [editor.] | Johnson, Guy [editor.] | Robinson, Catherine (Catherine Francoise) [editor.].

Publisher: Sydney, NSW : NewSouth Publishing, 2014Copyright date: �2014Description: xiv, 297 pages ; 24 cm.Summary: What is homelessness? Who counts as homeless? Whose responsibility is homelessness? In Homelessness in Australia, leading experts offer timely insights into the history, cases and extent of homelessness in this country - and the future policy directions most likely to have a positive impact. Chapters cover issues such as gender, Indigenous homelessness, family violence, young people, older people, the effects of trauma and reforming the service system. This book is essential reading for all those who want to end homelessness in Australia.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Home and away : child and youth homelessness report, February 2016

by Mission Australia.

Publisher: Sydney, NSW Mission Australia 2016Description: 1 electronic text (PDF) 41 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Summary: According to the 2011 Census, some 44,000 children and young people in Australia are homeless. The reality is worse; many others are ‘hidden homeless’ who are not counted in the official statistics. There is a growing body of evidence being developed about the true picture of child and youth homelessness. Our own primary research, the Mission Australia Youth Survey, gives a special insight into the housing experiences of young people across Australia and from different socio-economic backgrounds, which is rare in the youth homelessness literature.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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