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Their Journey Home
19 minutes | Sep 10, 2020
Youth Homelessness in Melbourne: First Nation’s Young People
Indigenous Australians carry the legacy of one of the oldest living cultures in the world but are sadly overrepresented in homelessness statistics. On Census night in 2011, an estimated 26,743 Indigenous people were experiencing homelessness. Today, we explore this issue with Katrina D’Angelo, Melbourne City Mission’s Aboriginal Cultural Advisor
9 minutes | Sep 3, 2020
Not All Rainbows for the Queer Community
The LGBTQI+ community are at a higher risk of experiencing youth homelessness, and often encounter discrimination when seeking support. In this episode, we discuss how homelessness intersects with LGBTQIA+ rights in Melbourne, from the perspective of Queenie, a young transgender woman with lived experience of homelessness.
13 minutes | Aug 28, 2020
Escaping Family Violence
A collaborative report entitled “The Cost of Youth Homelessness in Australia Study” found that 56% of young people experiencing homelessness had to leave home due to domestic violence on at least one occasion. We dive deep into the causes and effects of this statistic with our guests, a young person with lived experience of family violence and Kate Van Hooft (Melbourne City Mission). Resources: Lifeline 13 11 14 Kids helpline 1800 55 1800
2 minutes | Aug 13, 2020
Their Journey Home - A Trailer
Setting the tone about the serious issue of homelessness and the young people affected by it.
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