Media Comment

Posted 10-10-2013
World Homelessness Day

On the 10th of October 2013 people around the world will mark World Homelessness Day in many varied ways in the hope of changing the lives of people experiencing homelessness in their local community.

Posted 21-08-2013
No Place Like Home

Secure, permanent housing is the key to breaking the cycle of homelessness. For the past year, 146 people who had previously struggled to find and keep housing have created homes for themselves at 15 Hope Street South Brisbane, and have become part of the Kurilpa Point community. 

Posted 12-08-2013
ACOSS outlines proposals for first 100 days of new government

In the run-up to next month’s federal election, the Australian Council of Social Service today unveiled a set of comprehensive proposals for the first 100 days of the new government.

“Whoever wins the September 7 poll will be faced with some big challenges requiring bold action to ensure our nation is fairer as well as prosperous,” said ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie.

Posted 07-08-2013
Minister calls on PM to reinstate long-term funding for homelessness

Housing Minister Tim Mander has called on the Federal Government to reinstate long-term funding for homelessness support services in Queensland. …Mr Mander went out on the streets of Brisbane last night with a Micah Projects Street to Home team to get a firsthand look at the challenge ahead.

Posted 04-07-2013
No Cause for Celebration

There’s not a lot to celebrate about homelessness in Queensland. According to the 2011 Census data, there were 7,029 people experiencing homelessness in Brisbane on Census night.

Posted 02-07-2013
Queensland Government's Homelessness-to-Housing Strategy 2020

“Premier Campbell Newman is to be congratulated on maintaining the Queensland Government’s commitment to halving homelessness in Queensland by 2020”, said Karyn Walsh, Coordinator of Micah Projects.

Posted 30-05-2013
NPA Agreement Critical to our Vision

Micah Projects, a not for profit organisation working with hundreds of people in Brisbane who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, welcomes the signing of the National Homelessness Partnership Agreement between the Australian Government and the Queensland Government.

Posted 01-05-2013
Micah Projects and Partners win National Homelessness Award

Micah Projects and Partners Mater Health Services, St Vincent’s Brisbane, Greater Metro South Brisbane Medicare Local and Metro North Medicare Local, were today awarded a National Homelessness Services Achievement Award for Excellence or Innovation in Partnerships, in recognition of their tireless work to prevent and tackle homelessness.

Posted 30-04-2013
Invitation: National Candle Lighting Ceremony

To help us promote Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, you’re invited to attend a candle-lighting ceremony on Wednesday evening to remember people killed as a result of domestic and family violence.

Posted 01-04-2013
Leadership makes a difference to solving homelessness in Queensland

Micah Projects congratulates the Newman Government in the leadership Ministers Mander and Davis have shown in making a commitment to recurrent funding for homelessness, and taking the lead at Thursday’s Select Council on Homelessness and Housing in Melbourne.