Canberra Calling

Updated: Apr 30, 2019


Members of the Australian and WA Alliance to End Homelessness have met with politicians about their plan to end homelessness.


Copies of The State of Homelessness in Australia’s Cities: A Health and Social Cost Too High and The Western Australian Strategy to End Homelessness were delivered to politicians who deal with homelessness issues within their portfolios.

Several members of the Alliance are standing in the marbled Parliament House foyer.
Members of the Alliance at Parliament House

Chief Executive Officer of Ruah Community Services, Debra Zanella said it was important to never stop talking about ending homelessness.


"The Western Australian Alliance to End Homelessness (WAAEH) and the Australian Alliance to End Homlessness (AAEH) come to Canberra to push for a federal commitment and strategic vision for ending homelessness," Debra said.


Members of the Alliance met with the Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Social Services, and Shadow Minister for Housing, Senator Doug Cameron. The Alliance also visited Terri Butler MP, Shadow Assistant Minister for Preventing Family Violence and the Hon Catherine King MP, Shadow Minister for Health and Medicare.


Members of the Alliance pose for a photo with Terri Butler MP
Terri Butler MP Shadow Assistant Minister for Preventing Family Violence

Members of the Alliance stare at the camera for a posed shot in the offices of Doug Cameron.
Senator Hon. Doug Cameron Shadow Minister for Housing [R]