Charity and Justice: A Reflection on New Forms of Homelessness Provision in Australia

In this paper we examine the consequences of providing charity to people who are homeless; consequences for the giver, receiver, and society more broadly.

Drawing on the ideas of Peter Singer and the ‘effective altruist’ movement… we suggest that such charitable interventions may not only do little good, but may actually do harm.

Homelessness in Western Australia:
A review of the research and statistical evidence

This report presents an overview of homelessness in Western Australia.

Evidence is reviewed and consolidated, and extant knowledge from various statistical sources, academic research, evaluation reports, the lived experience of those who experience homelessness, and recent guiding frameworks was provided by the Western Australian and Commonwealth Governments, as well as The Western Australian Strategy to End Homelessness published by the Western Australian Alliance to End Homelessness.