Homelessness Week 2022

Homelessness Week raises awareness of people experiencing homelessness, the issues they face and the action needed to achieve enduring solutions. Homelessness Week is a national event, with events held across Australia during the first full week in August.

This year, Homelessness Week will be held from Monday 1st- Sunday 7th of August 2022.

Go directly to events calendar.


The need to reduce and eliminate homelessness in Tasmania has never been more urgent:

Homelessness Week 2022: The Facts

AIHW: On Any Given Day Across Tasmania 2021

AIHW: Tasmanian Specialist Homelessness Services 2020-21


Get involved

Events will be held right across Tasmania throughout Homelessness Week. Information will be added as events are announced, but you can stay up to date with what’s happening in Homelessness Week (and the housing and homelessness sector) by subscribing to Shelter Tas’ eNews.


The Homelessness Week 2022 official welcome address by the Hon Guy Barnett, Minister for State Development, Construction and Housing

will be available closer to the date.



We have created a number of resources to help you plan and promote your event. Please contact the Shelter Tas Team to access the #HW2022 resources which include:



With such a varied calendar of events in Homelessness Week throughout Tasmania, not all are suitable for media coverage. Please contact the event organiser for details.


Host an event

Hosting an event during Homelessness Week is a great way to raise awareness and connections within your community. You can also use it to build political influence to achieve change – for example by visiting your local MP or inviting them to attend your event.

If your organisation is holding an event for Homelessness Week in Tasmania and you would like to be included in the events calendar, please contact us.


Upcoming events

Minister’s Launch Video

Our new Minister for Housing, the Hon Guy Barnett will be launching our week of activities with a Welcome to #HW2022 message. Stay tuned...

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