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Youth homelessness demands action: Greens

Scott Ludlam 1 Apr 2009

As Australia marks National Youth Homelessness Day on Wednesday 1 April, the Australian Greens have re-iterated the need for preventative measures, funding for support services and more public housing.

“Far from homelessness just affecting people in older age brackets, half of Australia’s 100,000-plus homeless are aged between 15 and 25,” Greens Spokesperson on Housing Scott Ludlam said.

“Younger Australians today face unprecedented challenges in terms of housing affordability and housing stress.

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