Less than half Tasmania's homeless accommodated after seeking help

Rob Inglis
By Rob Inglis
Updated December 12 2020 - 5:20am, first published 3:30am
New data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has painted an alarming picture of homelessness in Tasmania.

Tasmanians seeking housing assistance are increasingly being left out in the cold, with less than 50 per cent of homeless people being assisted into accommodation after requesting help from services in the 2019-20 financial year.

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Rob Inglis

Rob Inglis

Journalist

Rob Inglis is a reporter with The Examiner, covering state and federal politics. He is based in Hobart.