Homelessness Week Events Calendar 2024

Artwork Competition

Clarence City Council is calling all young artists who are Secondary School or College aged, who live in Clarence or attend a school in Clarence, to create an engaging artwork for National Homelessness Week, 5-11 August 2024, which responds to theme of: What does (youth) homelessness mean or look like to you? The winning artist will be announced at Clarence City ...

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Salvos Sleep Out Launceston

For over a decade, the Salvos Sleep Out has kept the vital Street to Home community outreach program running. With the program expanding to greater Hobart and Launceston, to help meet increasing demand, we need your help to make sure the Street to Home team's work can continue! If you're interested in learning more about homelessness and want to help ...

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Penny Royal Launceston, 1 Bridge Road
Launceston, TAS 7250 Australia
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Everybody’s Home Campaign

Everybody's Home is the national campaign to fix Australia's housing crisis. This Homelessness Week, Everybody's Home is organising a petition, calling on Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to ensure the Government's 10-year National Housing and Homelessness Plan is ambitious and backed by the commitment and resources needed to end homelessness for good. Lend your support to this important campaign, by heading ...

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Hobart Women’s Shelter Buy A Brick Campaign

Hobart Women's Shelter is running an ongoing campaign to fund the building of 25 new permanent homes for women and children facing homelessness. These homes will add to their existing 25 emergency housing units - 50 homes for 50 years of service. Go to the HWS website for more information and to donate - www.hobartws.org.au/buy-a-brick-campaign

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Hobart Women’s Shelter, Hobart, TAS Australia
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Light Up Tasmania for Homelessness Week

Let’s light up Tasmania to raise awareness during Homelessness Week! This year, Homelessness Week includes a wide range of activities and events, including purple lights – the colour of homelessness awareness. Keep a look out around the State, as public buildings and landmarks will be illuminated purple all week to give visibility to this critical issue. Make sure to visit the ...

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National Homelessness Week Launch + Webinar 2024

Homelessness Action Now - This online event to launch Homelessness Week 2024 will include a webinar that will focus on ending homelessness for children and families. Join us to hear from Anne Hollonds, Australia’s National Children’s Commissioner on children's homelessness, and other speakers TBC. Anne Hollonds is Australia’s National Children’s Commissioner. Formerly Director of the Australian Institute of Family Studies, for 23 ...

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Vinnies Homelessness Week Breakfast

St Vincent de Paul are holding a breakfast on Tuesday August 6th from 7:30am-8:30am to raise awareness of homelessness in Hobart. There will be free hot drinks and breakfast (pizza). Guest speakers will talk briefly of homelessness in Hobart. The cost of living game will be set up for people to participate in, this allows participants to understand how far ...

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Vinnies Walk to Raise Awareness for Homelessness Week

Vinnies are once again hosting a walk to raise awareness for Homelessness Week this year. We will be hosting the walk on Wednesday the 7th of August 2024, commencing at the City Park rotunda at 10:30am and finishing at Royal Park BBQ area where the Vinnies Van, City Mission Snag Chat Van and Salvation Army Street Beat Van will be ...

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City Park Rotunda (start), 45-55 Tamar St
Launceston, TAS 7250 Australia
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Off the Couch

Off the Couch is a free event which aims to raise awareness of housing insecurity and homelessness for young people in a fun and relaxed environment. Featuring a skate comp, music, activities, food and hot drinks! There will be housing services there on the day, and information on supports available for young people and those experiencing homelessness. Come along

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Rosny Skate Park, 15 Rosny Hill Rd
Rosny, TAS
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The Salvation Army Community Morning Tea

The Salvation Army - Oakleigh Accommodation Service will be holding a Community Morning Tea. Come and Join us for a Community Morning tea to raise awareness on the issue of homelessness. Our Community partners will receive an invitation; it will be by invitation only as we will be catering for the event. Media are welcome.

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Burnie Salvos Citadel, 99 Wilson Street
Burnie, TAS 7320 Australia
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Open house for the homeless

As part of national Homelessness Week, the Launceston Benevolent Society invites you to an open home at the Society, to promote awareness of the experience of homelessness in Launceston. They will have a hygiene hub open, for people to come along use our shower facilities and people can bring along their clothes to be washed dried in the hygiene hub. We ...

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Launceston Benevolent Society, 5 Innocent Street
Kings Meadows, TAS 7249 Australia
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Hobart City Mission’s Safe Night Space Open Day for Public – All Welcome!

It’s National Homelessness Week from Monday 5th to Sunday 11th August 2024. To support this important week, Hobart City Mission is inviting you to visit Safe Night Space to find out more about homelessness in your community and what you can do to help fix it. As part of Homelessness Week 2024, Safe Night Space will open its doors to ...

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Safe Night Space, 47 Davey St
Hobart, TAS 7000
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Street To Stage

Street to Stage is a fabulous event organised by the City of Hobart in close collaboration with the Housing With Dignity Reference Group. Street to Stage raises awareness, reduces stigma about homelessness and raise funds for Health with Dignity which enables Hobartians in extreme need to access GP appointments for free. The event is open to performers of all types, from bands to buskers, ...

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Youth Arts and Recreation Centre, 1 Market Place
Hobart, TAS 7000 Australia
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Salvos Sleep Out Hobart

For over a decade, the Salvos Sleep Out has kept the vital Street to Home community outreach program running. With the program expanding to greater Hobart and Launceston, to help meet increasing demand, we need your help to make sure the Street to Home team's work can continue! If you're interested in learning more about homelessness and want to help ...

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Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, 1 Davey Street
Hobart, TAS 7000 Australia
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