Homelessness Week 2019 Media Events

Homelessness Week raises awareness of people experiencing homelessness, the issues they face and the action needed to achieve enduring solutions. Homelessness Week is a national event, with events held across Australia during the first full week in August.

This year, Homelessness Week will be held from the 5th-11th of August, beginning with the National Launch in Hobart.

Media events

All media are invited to the following events, please contact the event organiser for any queries.

There are no upcoming events at this time

Past events

Soundscape 2019

During Homelessness Week 2019, a video and soundscape will be installed at locations all around Tasmania, from Smithton to Huonville, providing a platform for people who are experiencing homelessness to share their story. Thank you to the many people who have shared their lived experience of homelessness to break down stereotypes. Through your voice we […]

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Free
Tasmania,

National Launch Homelessness Week 2019

Join us for the National Launch of Homelessness Week 2019 in Hobart! Launch at 10:30am, live music until 2pm Homelessness Week is a national event that raises awareness of people experiencing homelessness, the issues they face and the action needed to achieve enduring solutions. Speeches (10:30-11:30am) MC - Pattie Chugg, CEO Shelter Tas Welcome to […]

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Free
Mathers Place, 108-110 Bathurst St
Hobart, Tas
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Salvos Breakfast & Blankets – Bellerive

All members of the community are invited to a free breakfast with the Salvos at the Bellerive Beach carpark! The Salvos staff and volunteers are hosting free breakfast events during Homelessness Week, in Clarence, Glenorchy and Hobart. Breakfast includes eggs and bacon or egg and cheese rolls, coffee, tea and milo from the Salvos Emergency […]

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Free
Bellerive Beach Carpark, 3 Derwent St
Bellerive, Tas
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BBQ – Salvation Army Housing Common Ground Campbell St

Salvation Army Housing Common Ground and our social enterprise Coffee Ground will be hosting a free, all day BBQ on Wednesday 7th August, during Homelessness Week. Free egg and bacon rolls will be available from around 7am, followed by a lunchtime sausage sizzle! In return, all you need to do is share with your friends […]

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Free
Coffee Ground, 87-91 Campbell St
Hobart, Tas
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Salvos Breakfast & Blankets – Glenorchy

All members of the community are invited to a free breakfast with the Salvos in Glenorchy! The Salvos staff and volunteers are hosting free breakfast events during Homelessness Week, in Clarence, Glenorchy and Hobart. Breakfast includes eggs and bacon or egg and cheese rolls, coffee, tea and milo from the Salvos Emergency Services trailer. Blankets […]

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Free
Glenorchy City Council lawns, 374 Main Rd
Glenorchy, Tas
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Sausage Sizzle

Launceston City Mission, CatholicCare and Anglicare are working together with Launceston City Council to raise homelessness awareness, particularly couch surfing. Come along for a sausage sizzle or a tea/coffee! Media welcome.

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Free
Civic Square, Civic Square
Launceston, Tas
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Art Exhibition

Anglicare Tas will be hosting an art exhibition at Capulus Espresso showcasing a range of art pieces by individuals with a lived experience of homelessness. This event is free to attend and all are welcome. Media welcome.

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Free
Capulus Espresso Watchorn St, 22 Watchorn St
Hobart, Tas
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Salvos SleepOut

On Thursday 8th August, 50 people will sleep out on the forecourt of the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Hobart with a goal to raise $60,000 in support people experiencing homelessness in Hobart. Participants will also experience a unique tour that will reveal the realities of homelessness in Tasmania and also learn about the services The […]

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Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey St
Hobart, Tas
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Salvos Breakfast & Blankets – Hobart

All members of the community are invited to a free breakfast with the Salvos in Hobart! The Salvos staff and volunteers are hosting free breakfast events during Homelessness Week, in Clarence, Glenorchy and Hobart. Breakfast includes eggs and bacon or egg and cheese rolls, coffee, tea and milo from the Salvos Emergency Services trailer. Blankets […]

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Free
Regatta – near the Bridge of Rememberance,

Community Stall – Magnolia Place Launceston Women’s Shelter

Magnolia Place Launceston Women's Shelter will be running an awareness raising stall at Meadow Mews Plaza (near Noni B) in Launceston. Media welcome

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Free
Meadow Mews Plaza (near Noni B), 102-106 Hobart Rd
Kings Meadows, Tas
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