⇒ Anti Poverty Week 14-20 October.  READ MORE

⇒ Launch of Retiring into Poverty: A National Plan for Change Increasing housing security for older women READ MORE

⇒ 50 Lives 50 Homes Perth – receives the 2018 Cath Leary Social Justice Award. READ MORE

⇒ Winners of the Mercy Youth Awards announced! READ MORE

⇒ New report on the State of Homelessness in Australia’s cities by Professor Paul Flatau: READ MORE

⇒ Our housing system is broken. Join the campaign to fix our housing system: READ MORE


The mercy foundation strives to: end homelessness, end human trafficking and slavery and bring about greater social justice in communities across Australia. The mercy foundation is committed to social justice and addressing the root causes of poverty and inequality in our community.

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Thank you to the generous supporters of the Home in a Box Project! When people who have experienced chronic homelessness are found a home, they have very few possessions to make their house a home. Home in a Box helps people to settle into their new home, make a new start and sustain their housing.

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