The rise of homelessness and hunger

“If children are not being schooled adequately, or if the sick are denied health care, it is seen as a failure of the system more than the individual. Yet it’s not seen that way with housing.” - Dr Falzon, chief executive of the St Vincent de Paul Society National Council of Australia

"The rough rule of thumb is that 50 per cent of homeless adults started their experience of homelessness as children or teenagers,” - Professor Paul Flatau, the director of the Centre for Social Impact 

Authored by Mike Seccombe,The Saturday Paper's national correspondent.

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