$1b needed to fight youth homelessness: report
A new report is calling for a $1 billion funding increase to tackle what it says is the worsening problem of youth homelessness. The inquiry by the National Youth Commission has found the number of young homeless people in Australia has doubled in the last two decades.
It says about 36,000 Australians under the age of 25 do not have stable accommodation.
Read the full report here
Or from the ABC news website http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/04/08/2210387.htm
Louise, Youth Librarian, Manly