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Category Archives: Homelessness

Pro Bono news cartoon for this week – World Homeless Day and World Mental Health Day coincide this week, ‘new analysis shows the number of people with mental health issues who need homelessness support has doubled in the past decade’.

This week is Homelessness Week.  While government spending cuts to housing and homelessness over the past decade are set to exceed $1 billion, new data shows that private rentals and houses are more unaffordable than ever. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

Last week’s Pro Bono news cartoon, sparked by this post: ‘It’s just horrible’: Community sector dismayed by homeless ‘tent cities’ in WA

Today’s cartoon for Pro Bono news.

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Isolation at home and homelessness in this upturned, coronavirus world don’t quite add up. Today’s  Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon – see the post Australia’s hunger crisis leaving vulnerable women without food.

 

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‘The best form of welfare is a job’, the government’s mantra opposing raising the Newstart (unemployment benefit) rate – which hasn’t been raised in real terms since 1994. Homelessness services, for example, are struggling to cope with a huge increase in Newstart recipients seeking housing assistance. Read more here. This week’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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It is Homeless Prevention Week. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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‘A federal minister’s call to put a “positive spin” on homelessness has been slammed by community groups, who warn this is a backwards approach to tackling the crisis’. Read more of Luke Michael’s post here on the Pro Bono website. Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

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Today’s Kneebone cartoon on the Pro Bono news  website.