In 2009, the Australian Government and the State and Territory governments entered into a series of high-level Partnership Agreements which are the main mechanism through which programs aimed at addressing homelessness are being delivered.
In addition to the high-level agreements, the Australian Government has taken other initiatives that address specific groups of the homeless or people who are at risk of becoming homeless. These initiatives are outlined below:
Australian Government Minister
Media releases and speeches made by former Ministers for Housing and Homelessness are available from the Archived Media Site of the Department of Social Services.