Home ownership is likely to fall further in coming years an renting will become more widespread among retirees. This is bad news, write Brendan Coates and Tony Chen.
Margaret River is world famous for its wine and surf, but the town is grappling with the aftermath of trauma, homelessness and perceived social division, according to a new report.
After being homeless four times, Naydeene Edwards now owns her own home. But she says it's not easy for Aboriginal people to achieve the Australian dream.
Stainforth Court was a troubled public housing estate in Hobart; a "weeping social sore" synonymous with violence and crime. But for the people who lived there, it was home — and they have mixed feelings about its redevelopment.
It's been 12 months since Tasmania's Government convened an emergency housing summit, but despite some improvements, more than 3,200 people remain on the waiting list for public housing and advocates say the crisis remains acute.
The Morrison Government is set to develop Australia's first national strategy for domestic violence prevention, including a $70 million pledge to develop strategies to target negative community attitudes and beliefs that lead to violence.
Australians believe that having a job will protect them from homelessness. But that's no longer the case, with a dramatic rise in the number of people turning to services for the homeless to get by.
The caravan park is the only place Peter Morris can afford on his pension. Now it's being sold off, like many others around the country, and the residents are facing an uncertain future.
For the first time, a new interactive map details the scale and type of the often hidden homeless population, revealing the issue creeps well into the suburbs.
While some welcome the job opportunities from the boom in short-term accommodation in Tasmania, an inquiry hears calls for a tougher response from government to help address the negative impact.