Out of the shadows – Domestic and family violence: a leading cause of homelessness in Australia
Domestic and family violence is a major driver of homelessness in Australia, particularly for women and their children. This paper focuses on the intersections between these issues, drawing together the research, stories of victim-survivors and service provider wisdom to recommend ways forward.
Out of the Shadows – Snapshot Report
This snapshot is taken from Mission Australia’s Out of the Shadows report that explores domestic and family violence as a leading cause of homelessness in Australia. It provides a brief overview of the issues and key policy recommendations.
SOURCE: Mission Australia. “Out of the Shadows: Domestic and family violence: a leading cause of homelessness in Australia” Mission Australia, 2019.
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