From 1 July 2011 a new Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) collection launched by the Authoritative information and statistics to promote better health and wellbeing (AIHW) expands the evidence base on homelessness - including that resulting from domestic violence. The data will be collected monthly, and provide information on characteristics of people accessing services; their support needs; referrals and services provided; and gaps in service provision. The expansion will include new data on children, mental health issues and crisis accommodation.
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Source of Information
Response of the Government of Australia to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011