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Housing affordability

Reflections A father and son in a Canadian national park surrounded by trees Reflections

"In politics the tail often wags the dog"

“Canadians are incredibly gracious drivers. Even those who drive the most ridiculously large utes stop on a dime to let people cross the road — even in places where there is no pedestrian crossing. Italian traffic looks to be incredibly chaotic. It in fact operates under two very important rules that are obeyed to the letter: 1. Go as fast as you can. 2. Do not hit anybody,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

"Anglicare Southern Queensland’s Chief Executive Officer Sue Cooke said the data captured all rental properties available across the region over the weekend of 16 – 17 March 2024, with the outlook for southern Queensland painting a grim picture"

Housing crisis worsens for most vulnerable — Rental Affordability Snapshot released today

Anglicare Southern Queensland’s latest Rental Affordability Snapshot, released today, reveals a deepening crisis that leaves the most vulnerable individuals and families across the whole of southern Queensland without viable housing options

Justice & Advocacy

“I first became homeless at 13”

“I grew up and went to school in regional towns. I’m good with horses and cattle. I’m not arty or musical, but I can do a lot on the land. Nearly anything. But I’ve been living on the streets on and off for a long time,” says Harry

Justice & Advocacy

Sleeping on the job to serve God

“I became involved with Sleepbus in September last year after listening to an interview on the radio with a Sleepbus volunteer. My husband, Chris, and I relocated from Sydney to Buderim in 2022. After arriving I prayed that the Holy Spirit would lead us to a form of ministry where we could serve others. I believe it was God’s spirit and my sense of Christian social justice that led us to become involved with Sleepbus,” says registered nurse Michael Chittick from St Mark’s, Buderim