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Sunday 30 June 2019
Featured Memoir

this is where women come to hide: my experience of homelessness as a result of domestic violence

Sarah Thompson
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CN: domestic violence, homelessness On a rainy winter’s afternoon, I stuffed as many of the clothes I owned into a tired, oversized blue and red laundry bag. One handle had busted off, and the zipper was long gone. I lugged it down the concrete stairs of the apartment I was living in like a dead…
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Friday 3 May 2013

in brief: women and families make up one third of australia’s homeless population

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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  A new study by Wesley Mission has found that women and children are becoming a pronounced presence in the homeless demographic. Wesley Mission provides support for those at risk of homelessness in Australia. The Homelessness and the next generation study also found that one in five people who were surveyed sought shelter from domestic…
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Tuesday 1 May 2012

challenges for young people

Erin Stewart
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An array of young people are in a room together competitively solving Rubik’s Cubes. We got lost on the way to the event and a young man with a Rubik’s Cube t-shirt directed us to the hall, saying ‘you won’t miss the rattling of the cubes when you’re close’. He was quite right. The plastic…
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