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Carelessly linking crime to being homeless adds to the harmful stigma

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Floral tributes form a makeshift memorial to Courtney Herron, whose body was found in Royal Park, Melbourne, on Saturday. David Crosling/AAP The news of Courtney Herron’s death has shocked Melburnians. While full details are yet to...

Homelessness soars in our biggest cities, driven by rising inequality since 2001

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In 2001, around half of homeless people were found in capital cities. Today it’s almost two-thirds. Photographee.eu/Shutterstock Homelessness has increased greatly in Australian capital cities since 2001. Almost two-thirds of people experiencing homelessness are in...