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Carelessly linking crime to being homeless adds to the harmful stigma

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

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...