Supportive housing aids city’s vulnerable

Common Ground Queensland’s apartments

JASON NYKIEL In Brisbane’s West End is an apartment complex with a difference. Unlike the multitude of other new housing developments that seem to be filling the suburb’s streets, this complex has a special mission: To provide safe and affordable … [Read more...]

Haven helps youth homelessness

REBECCA BATS The 2011 ABS Census shows 18 years of age and younger makes 27% of all homeless people in Australia. Homelessness can be attributed to many reasons, the most common being, housing crisis, domestic and family violence or … [Read more...]

Councillor questions accuracy of BCC homelessness statistics

TAYLOR TOOVEY The Brisbane City Council (BCC) 'Housing and homelessness' page of their website has been a source of speculation over whether the statistics accurately portray the number of homeless and insecurely housed in central Brisbane. The … [Read more...]

Concern for Brisbane homeless community’s safety during G20

HANNAH SMITH With the 2014 Brisbane G20 on its way community groups have expressed concerns about the safety of the Brisbane City homeless population. Micah Projects coordinator Karyn Walsh said there was some discomfort in the homeless … [Read more...]

Day for the homeless ‘really successful’

KELLY HENRICH Many people turned out in record numbers to a local BBQ for the homeless. The event was held in memory of Raph who was Brisbane's first Big Issue vendor who sadly passed away on the 15th of July this year. On Saturday, The … [Read more...]