Nurse practitioners can be the missing link between homeless children, housing services and schools, our study shows.
The hotspots in Melbourne align with areas of significant housing and financial stress.
With no place to wash hands and nowhere to physically isolate, many poor Indonesians are incredibly vulnerable as COVID-19 sweeps through the global south.
The size of our housing is linked to our physical and mental health.
Improving the housing conditions of the most marginalised people among us is an important biosecurity measure for the whole community.
Students at school on Rusinga Island, Kenya.
Overcrowding can have severe negative consequences for the education and safety of learners.
Despite opening a new prison in 2017, Victoria’s prisons are still overcrowded.
There are now more legally innocent people in jail in Victoria than there were convicted prisoners in 2005.
Recent deaths and climate breakdown are leaving more and more bodies on Everest. A new way forward is needed to recover the mortal remains of climbers with dignity and respect.
In 2001, around half of homeless people were found in capital cities. Today it’s almost two-thirds.
Homelessness in Australia is increasingly concentrated in the capital cities, where nearly two in every three people without a home are now found. That's the finding of a study of the data since 2001.
The return of the historic problem of overcrowded dwellings points to a need in Australia for better understanding of the causes and regulatory responses.
Jacob Riis (1889)
The standards we use today were designed to help avoid the overcrowded housing that blighted cities in the past. But severe overcrowding is again on the rise, so what needs to be done?