Tag: homeless

Healthcare

Looking through the gender lens to support homeless women

In the lead up to her presentation at the at the biennial Homelessness Summit in Sydney, Annabelle Daniel, CEO of Women's Community Shelters (WCS) shares her experience in building local awareness and capacity with communities to find local solutions to the gaps in homelessness. Hornsby's 2015 Local Woman of the Year, discusses the inspiring work…

13 Jul 2015, by Informa Insights

Education

Social Policy

Give Australia’s out-of-home care young people a better education

Young people in disadvantaged circumstances often have poorer education outcomes than the general population.  Every year, at least 100,000 children and young Australians access homelessness services (AIHW, 2012).  Indisputably, this would have an impact on their education and their future. Brian Smyth King, Executive Director of Learning and Engagement from NSW Department of Education and…

2 May 2014, by Informa Insights