NSW Budget – Homelessness and Family Violence (SMH Article)

An opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald  (3 July 2018) calls out inadequate measures in the recently announced NSW State Budget to address the increasing and unmet demand for homelessness services, as well as services for victims of violence, Aboriginal children and people living below the poverty line.

“Since the reforms of Going Home Staying Home in 2014, the number of people accessing services has increased by nearly 50 per cent to 74,000 people; around one-third of those are women and children escaping family violence. But services in these areas are only contracted by the state government to support 57,000.”

To read the full article, click on the following link: Sydney Morning Herald Online