COAG Reform Council

Performance reporting and accountability for national reform

Homelessness 2011-12: Comparing performance across Australia

Date of submission to COAG: 
Tuesday, 30 April 2013
Date of public release: 
Wednesday, 5 June 2013

This is our fourth report assessing progress under COAG’s National Affordable Housing Agreement.

In this report we found good progress in reducing the number of rough sleepers in Australia. However, the overall level of homelessness had risen, driven by increased numbers of people living in supported accommodation and severely crowded houses. Homelessness among Indigenous Australians remains higher than for non-Indigenous Australians but we found that there has been improvement in some locations and for certain types of homelessness.

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