NSW Government commits to targets to halve homelessness

13 Feb 2019

Today, the NSW Government signed a global agreement to halve street homelessness across the state by 2025. Sydney is the tenth Vanguard City to join the Institute of Global Homelessness in its fight against street homelessness.

The agreement was signed by the Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, the City of Sydney, Institute of Global Homelessness and St Vincent de Paul, St Vincent’s Health, Mission Australia, Salvation Army, Wesley Mission, Neami National and YFoundations.

The parties are collaborating to:

  • Reduce rough sleeping in the City of Sydney by 25% by 2020
  • Reduce rough sleeping in the City of Sydney and NSW by 50% by 2025
  • Work towards zero rough sleeping in the City of Sydney and NSW.

The press release can be accessed here:

NSW to halve homelessness by 2025