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Housing and homelessness

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Homelessness can happen to anyone, but most often it happens to people who are already disadvantaged and who have little or no economic, social or emotional buffers.

In the lead up to the release of 2016 Census data, we look at what our own Ask Izzy data is telling us about the state of homelessness in Australia.

As part of our blog series to recognise International Women’s Day, we followed one woman's journey from homelessness to hope's of study.

As part of our blog series to recognise International Women’s Day, we talked to Google Australia/New Zealand Head of Public Policy & Government Affairs, Ishtar Vij, about supporting women through technology.

If you're a service provider, Ask Izzy is a simple and easy way to ensure that the people who need your help can find you.

Ask Izzy, the mobile website that connects people who are homeless with essential support services, is being expanded to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ access to health and wellbeing services.

It is hard to believe that just 12 months ago, we gathered with our friends from across the community, government and corporate sectors to launch Ask Izzy. Let's take a look back at the last year.

Picture this. Today is the day you suddenly find yourself homeless. But you can’t, right? Nobody can. Pete Burns explains how easily it can happen, and why Telstra’s providing of unmetered access to Ask Izzy is so important.

iSelect, an Australian insurance, utilities and personal finance company, has donated $15 000 to provide 1000 Ask Izzy mobile charge cards to people who are homeless.

Phone credit and battery power will no longer stand in the way of people who are homeless trying to find help via Ask Izzy, the A to Z of homeless help.

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