Monthly Archive: June, 2018

Why isn’t the NDIS getting young people out of nursing homes?

When Michelle Newland was 19 she never thought she would be living in a nursing home. The aspiring primary school teacher had just completed her first year of university when she had a… Continue reading

How can we help people break out of the cycle of homelessness?

Until about five years ago, the numbers of people without a home in Australia were fairly stable and then they started getting worse. In the last couple of years, experts have been warning… Continue reading

Why victims aren’t coming forward about forced marriages

Since forced marriage was criminalised in March 2013, over 230 cases have been referred to the AFP, but advocates say this number does not reflect the real number at risk. They are calling… Continue reading