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Homelessness in Australia: Melbourne homeless heat map

Source: Black, S. (2020).

"Homelessness is not 'rooflessness'. A home means security, stability, privacy, safety, and being able to control your space." (Council to Homeless Persons, n.d.)

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Created by the Council to homeless persons and based on data from the 2016 Australian census, this heat map focuses on the homeless hot spots of metropolitan Melbourne. See also the following article that provide background context.

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Mouse over the map to view the homelessness statistics for each of the state electorate in Melbourne. Don't forget to cite and reference your sources. See the details at the bottom of this heat map.


Citation / Reference: Council to Homeless Persons (2018) or (Council to Homeless Persons, 2018)

Reference list / Bibliography: Council to Homeless Persons, (2018) . Homelessness Heat Map..

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