Media Release: National Shelter Response to Federal Budget 2022-2023

A missed opportunity to invest in the security of low-income Australians

National Shelter, the national peak body representing the housing interest of low-income households, says that the 2022/23 federal budget continues to ignore the needs of low-income and vulnerable Australians and gain fails to invest in social and affordable housing. Click here to read the full media release.

States’ Housing Step-Up No Substitute for Federal Action

New research by the ACOSS/UNSW Poverty and Inequality Partnership shows renters on low and modest incomes are in the grip of a housing pincer, especially in regional Australia, as surging rents and the Commonwealth’s neglect of social and affordable housing creates acute stress. Read the media release here, or the full report here.

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