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Adelaide Lord Mayoral candidates urged to sign pledge to end street

MEDIA RELEASE: 26 October 2018 The Zero Project is seeking commitment from all Adelaide City Council candidates to back Adelaide’s efforts to become the first Australian city to achieve Functional Zero[i] homelessness within two years. Don Dunstan Foundation Executive Director David Pearson, whose organisation is coordinating the project, says it’s about shoring up support to have […]

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Adelaide Zero Project welcomes expert from Chicago on ending homelessness

MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday 19 September 2018 Adelaide Zero Project welcomes expert from Chicago on ending homelessness The Zero Project continues to attract worldwide attention, as it works towards Adelaide becoming the first Australian city to achieve and sustain Functional Zero[1] homelessness in the CBD by 2020. Dr Nonie Brennan, Chief Executive Officer of All Chicago, […]

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Businesses to work together to address homelessness

MEDIA RELEASE 8 August 2018 Businesses to work together to address homelessness As part of the Adelaide Zero Project, the City of Adelaide will lead a Business Alliance to End Homelessness that will see it engage with city traders and corporate business leaders to support the homeless sector to end rough sleeping. The Adelaide Zero Project […]

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Adelaide unveils Australia’s first dashboard on homelessness and housing

MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday, 8 August 2018 Adelaide is now the first city in Australia that is actively tracking the number of rough sleepers in its inner city and how many of them have moved into secure housing. For the first time, South Australians will be able to know how many people are without a home […]

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Adelaide on target to be first city in Australia to end homelessness as volunteers identify rough sleepers

Adelaide is one step closer to achieving its goal of ending street homelessness, after more than 200 volunteers spent the past week getting to know the people sleeping rough in our city in an effort to better understand their needs. Dubbed ‘Connections Week’, the initiative is a major milestone within the Adelaide Zero Project and […]

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Media Release – Adelaide Zero Project commits to 2020

MEDIA RELEASE – Adelaide Zero Project commits to 2020

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Adelaide recognised globally for its bid to end street homelessness

Adelaide has been named as one of a select number of cities worldwide to be recognised for its pioneering efforts in working towards a goal of ending street homelessness. The Adelaide CBD will join a select group of ‘vanguard cities’ on six continents to partner with the Institute of Global Homelessness (IGH) in setting ambitious […]

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Adelaide earmarked to pilot Bold US program to end homelessness

Media Release – 17 August 2017 A broad coalition of organisations has come together to lead the charge for Adelaide to become the first city outside North America to implement an approach that has seen seven communities achieve Functional Zero[1] homelessness for veterans, and three communities for chronically homeless people. “The Don Dunstan Foundation has […]

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August 6 – Save this date – 2015 Addressing Homelessness Conference

2015 Addressing Homelessness Conference Valuing the Homelessness Sector:  Humanity, Productivity and Building Futures Thursday August 6 2015 Adelaide Convention Centre Following notable success in 2014 the Dunstan Foundation’s Addressing Homelessness Conference will be held once again this year during National Homelessness Prevention Week. This unique event provides an invaluable opportunity to identify new directions or revise […]

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August 8 – Addressing Homelessness: Towards New Models for the 21st Century

THE DUNSTAN FOUNDATION PROUDLY PRESENTS   Addressing Homelessness:  Towards New Models for the 21st Century Friday 8 August, 2014 9.00am – 5.30pm Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace General Admission – $95.00 Groups (+10)/Corporate subscriber – $70.00 DDF Subscriber/Concession – $30.00 Draft Conference Program Bookings Essential at https://addressinghomelessness.eventbrite.com.au                   […]

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