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THUMBNAIL Infographic: On any given day in Australia (Specialist homelessness services 2015–16)

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specialist homelessness agencies in Australia were supporting nearly



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Over 9,900

of these clients were young people presenting alone and nearly

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were children in families that were being supported.

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Almost 9,800

clients report having slept rough in the last month.

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Almost 6,900

clients spent the night sleeping in crisis accommodation.

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clients received support for the first time in 2015–16 by a SHS agency.

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On 275 occasions

people were unable to be assisted by specialist homelessness agencies.

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Agencies closed


cases with


having stable housing outcomes.


Note: Data for the number of clients, cases and the proportion of clients with stable housing outcomes have been revised; data are not comparable with previous years.