Homelessness Week 2019 Media Events

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 the 5th-11th of August, beginning with the National Launch in Hobart.

Media events

All media are invited to the following events, please contact the event organiser for any queries.

There are no upcoming events at this time

Past events

Soundscape 2019

During Homelessness Week 2019, a video and soundscape will be installed at locations all around Tasmania, from Smithton to Huonville, providing a platform for people who are experiencing homelessness to share their story. Thank you to the many people who have shared their lived experience of homelessness to break down stereotypes. Through your voice we can begin the journey to ...

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Free

National Launch Homelessness Week 2019

Join us for the National Launch of Homelessness Week 2019 in Hobart! Launch at 10:30am, live music until 2pm Homelessness Week is a national event that raises awareness of people experiencing homelessness, the issues they face and the action needed to achieve enduring solutions. Speeches (10:30-11:30am) MC - Pattie Chugg, CEO Shelter Tas Welcome to Country - Sinsa Mansell 50/50 ...

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Free
Mathers Place, 108-110 Bathurst St
Hobart, Tas
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Salvos Breakfast & Blankets – Bellerive

All members of the community are invited to a free breakfast with the Salvos at the Bellerive Beach carpark! The Salvos staff and volunteers are hosting free breakfast events during Homelessness Week, in Clarence, Glenorchy and Hobart. Breakfast includes eggs and bacon or egg and cheese rolls, coffee, tea and milo from the Salvos Emergency Services trailer. Blankets have been ...

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Free
Bellerive Beach Carpark, 3 Derwent St
Bellerive, Tas
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Community Stall – Magnolia Place Launceston Women’s Shelter

Magnolia Place Launceston Women's Shelter will be running an awareness raising stall at Meadow Mews Plaza (near Noni B) in Launceston. Media welcome

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Free
Meadow Mews Plaza (near Noni B), 102-106 Hobart Rd
Kings Meadows, Tas
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