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  • Ending homelessness in Australia: An evidence and policy deep dive - Report

    The objectives of this report are twofold. First, to collate and assess the current evidence base on the state of homelessness in Australia and its key drivers. Second, to set out an evidence-informed policy and practice agenda towards ending homelessness in Australia. Our examination of the current state of homelessness draws on publicly available Australian Census and Specialist Homelessness Services Collection (SHSC) data and national data sources on the drivers of homelessness.

  • Brisbane Common Ground Evaluation: Final Report

    Brisbane Common Ground is run on a unified supportive housing model. The positive relationships and shared objectives of housing, support, and security providers are the key to its success. This 2016 snapshot is from Brisbane Common Ground Evaluation: Final Report by Dr Cameron Parsell. The report was prepared for the Queensland Government, Department of Housing and Public Works by the Institute for Social Science Research, The University of Queensland.

  • Keeping Families Together Supportive Housing for Families Evaluation Report

    The Keeping Families Together (KFT) Supportive Housing pilot project was launched in Brisbane to provide supportive housing for families experiencing multiple vulnerabilities (i.e.,extremely low income, at risk of or experiencing homelessness, and at risk of or experiencing intervention by the child protection system). Funded for an initial 12 months by the Queensland Department of Communities, Housing and Digital Economy, and delivered by Micah Projects and Common Ground Queensland, the pilot brought together a multidisciplinary team of experts to deliver secure and affordable housing for 20 families, along with intensive and holistic family supports.

  • Brisbane Alliance to End Homelessness (BAEH) housing factsheet

    Covid-19 Recovery and homes for all. We can prevent and respond to homelessness with an economic stimulus package that creates jobs, gives people a home and opportunity to rebuild their lives. The Housing First approach involves connecting up housing supply and matching healthcare and community services to meet the needs of individuals, women and children, and families.

  • Could the ‘Advance to Zero’ approach help end homelessness in Australia? | ABC News

    A news story on the amazing work of Port Philip Zero Project. They are measurably reducing homelessness and also raising awareness of the Advance to Zero methodology and how the proven evidence REALLY does work! Please take 6 minutes out of your day to watch this ABC news story, hearing about the awesome work of George Hatvani at Launch Housing, supported by Australian Alliance to End Homelessness and Community Solutions – it’s wonderful to see the progress of other communities in our Advance to Zero network!

  • Key A - Z Resources

    The VI-SPDAT is a pre-screening tool which is used to interview individual people or families experiencing homelessness in order to understand their housing and support needs. The tool was developed in collaboration with people who have experienced homelessness as well as agencies and researchers.

  • Integrated Healthcare and Supportive Housing

    This report presents the findings of an evaluative study examining an Integrated Healthcare and Supportive Housing model at Brisbane Common Ground. The study has three aims: - to investigate the nature of the Integrated Healthcare and Supportive Housing model - to examine the impact of integrating healthcare and supportive housing - to identify and evaluate tenant experiences of the model.

  • Housing First: A roadmap to ending homelessness in Brisbane

    A permanent end to homelessness in Brisbane can and should be a reality, but no single organisation can achieve this in isolation. This 2016 Roadmap provides a practical action plan for government and non-government agencies, businesses and individual citizens to work together, so a permanent end to homelessness is a reality.

  • Findings and Outcomes from the 500 Lives 500 Homes campaign

    These factsheets represent a snapshot of people surveyed in the Brisbane region during the 500 Lives 500 Homes 3 year Campaign which began with a Registry Fortnight in March-April, 2014. Data was collected and analysed for demographics, vulnerability, acuity of homelessness and various self-reported health issues. Please click on the links below to view the following factsheets: