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Zango turns purple for a good cause

Local property platform Zango is harnessing the power of community and painting the town purple for a good cause.

Partnerships to aid LGBTIQ+ homelessness

A new partnership between Havelock Housing Association and Meridian will address a gap in homelessness services for the sex and gender diverse community in Canberra.

JobSeeker cuts to impact over 1,000 Canberra jobs

Cutting the JobSeeker rate on 25 September could result in a loss of up to 1,120 full-time equivalent jobs in Canberra, according to a recent study.

Same duds, no suds for ‘the Sudsy Challenge’

A local volunteer will be donning the same orange T-shirt for at least three days next month, in a bid to raise awareness and start conversations about homelessness in the ACT and...

Homelessness Week highlights lack of suitable housing in ACT

This year, Homelessness Week, comes in the midst of a recession and pandemic that’s wreaked havoc on both the health and financial wellbeing of many.

COVID response proves homelessness is a solvable problem

Canberrans who sought support for homelessness during the coronavirus were more likely now than before the pandemic to find temporary or permanent housing, due to an increase in government resources and a...

The Big Issue’s big return

The Big Issue returning to the streets today marks the end of a three-month hiatus that's cost has cost magazine vendors more than just their income

CEOs sleep out to support homeless services

Last night, Thursday 18 June, 166 CEOs across Canberra slept outside to raise money and awareness for homelessness.

Funding package to help rough sleepers

The ACT Government has today unveiled a new $3 million funding package to assist people facing homelessness or domestic and family violence by expanding the sector’s operational capacity.

Youth homelessness matters

Today, Wednesday 15 April, is Youth Homelessness Matters Day, which aims to raise awareness of the challenges that homeless young people experience. Family conflict is the leading cause of youth homelessness – but...