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World Homeless Day

Today is World Homeless Day.  The Inaugural World Homeless Day was marked on the 10th of October 2010, and since then it has been observed on every continent except Antarctica. The day’s purpose  is to draw attention to homeless people‚Äôs needs locally and provide opportunities for the community to get involved in responding to homelessness. Homelessness […]

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Halving the rate of youth homelessness – extending foster care

The Victorian Government has announced that it will commit $11.6 million to extend foster care to 21, joining similar decisions in South Australia and Tasmania. Prior to this, young Victorians in out-of-home care lost their State support on or before their 18th birthday, leaving them entirely on their own. While half of all 18-24 year […]

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