Tag Archive for: Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS)

Report on Government Services 2022

The Productivity Commission report, released on Tuesday, contains detailed information on the performance of Australia’s social support services, including housing, homelessness, aged care, youth justice, child protection and more.

Specialist homelessness services annual report 2020-21

In 2020–21, SHS agencies provided support to almost 278,300 clients who each had a variety of different needs and reasons for seeking support.

We all need a home to stay home

The government’s response, in partnership with the community sector, to provide rapid accommodation and service support for people who were sleeping in local parks prior to lock-down shows with the will and additional resources we can act quickly to get people off the streets.

Stop cuts to homelessness services

The Federal Government is due to cut $56.7 million per year from Australian specialist homelessness services. This will have a huge impact on the sector’s ability to provide vital support for Australian communities.

Homelessness Data (AIHW)

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) have just released their 2019 – 2020 Specialist Homelessness Services annual report and is accompanied by updated Specialist Homelessness Services Collection Data Cubes with information on clients assisted in states and territories. 

Mental Health Services in Australia

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released their latest data on Mental Health Services in Australia.