This is the first large-scale longitudinal study assessing a broad sample of Australians who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

  • Project dates: 2014
  • Grants and funding: FaHCSIA

As part of the National Homelessness Research Agenda, the Australian Government commissioned the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at Melbourne University to undertake the Journeys Home: Longitudinal study of factors affecting housing stability. Journeys Home aims to improve the understanding of, and policy response to, the diverse social, economic and personal factors that are related to homelessness and the risk of becoming homeless.

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Lead researcher

Professor Guy Johnson

Professor Guy Johnson

Professor of Urban Housing and Homeless

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