Every night in Tasmania there are people sleeping without a roof over their heads.
They bed down in the rain, in the cold,
unsheltered and highly vulnerable
Others hop from couch to couch in the homes of others or stay in
Working cooperatively within government and with the Commonwealth,
a Green Housing Minister oversaw the establishment of an extra five
facilities for the homeless around the state.
Tackling homelessness is everyone's responsibility. It requires empathy, cooperation, a strategic vision and resources.
Thyne House and Hope Street in Launceston, and two new Common Ground facilities in Hobart and Grove Street, Ulverstone, are changing lives for the better.
These modern, energy-efficient housing developments provide secure, affordable accommodation to Tasmanians who just need a fair go. In the process, we are creating thriving little communities and local jobs.
On top of this, Tasmania’s public housing waiting list has fallen to its lowest level in a decade under a Greens minister.
Greens in government – bringing vulnerable Tasmanians in from the cold.