"Housing is a human right. So how can we ensure every Australian has access to safe, comfortable housing in their twilight years?"
This week, homelessness and housing were in the spotlight. In Hobart, we had the emergency housing summit, the ABS released its latest homelessness census data, and media continued to report cases of people forced to live in tents at the Hobart Showgrounds.
We need to act now. We need to help the thousands of Tasmanians who, right now, are homeless. ... See MoreSee Less
"New housing must be affordable, fit for purpose and well served by key infrastructure, services and employment to ensure all Tasmanians can enjoy the enviable lifestyle on offer in this state." ... See MoreSee Less
It is not good enough that the number of people living without safe and stable accommodation is up by a huge 14 per cent over five years.
"The Mission Australia chief executive, James Toomey, said the figures were an “international embarrassment” caused by a lack of serious political commitment nationally to building more social housing and affordable homes." ... See MoreSee Less