In Limbo

Lindsey Fidler 2018, Audiovisual, Blog, Child Protection, Housing

When I arrived at SARC nearly three years ago, I was handed the Rental Affordability Snapshot to do, with a wry smile and sympathetic look from the rest of the team. Two clear messages emerged from this work: Tasmania is losing rental stock; and Affordability in the private rental sector ...

Rental Affordability Snapshot Tasmania 2018

Michelle Wisbey 2018, Homelessness, Housing

Download the 2018 Tasmanian Rental Affordability Snapshot Download the 2018 Australian Rental Affordability Snapshot View Rental Affordability Snapshots across Australia Download the Anglicare Tasmania media release Key findings There were 1245 private rentals advertised in Tasmania on 24-25 March, 2018 - this is a 9 per cent drop since 2017 ...

Youth Homelessness Matters Day 2018

Michelle Wisbey 2018, Child Protection, Homelessness, Housing, Opinion Pieces and Public Commentary, Uncategorized

Unsettling truth of Tasmanian child homelessness By SARC researcher Catherine Robinson Read the original article in The Mercury Youth Homelessness Matters Day, which is being acknowledged nationally this week, is an important recognition of the fact that homelessness is experienced by young people, as well as adults. What isn’t well understood ...

Media release: Starting school behind

Michelle Wisbey 2017, Housing, News and Media, Young People

Download the release here | SARC policy position paper There are Tasmanian children unprepared for the school year because they’re focused on more basic needs – like where to sleep, what to eat and how to stay safe. “Right now, many of us are organising children’s lunch-boxes and drink bottles, and …