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HOMELESSNESS AMONGST YOUNG PEOPLE

Mrs Gash, pursuant to notice, moved—That the House:

(1) recognises the very high risk of homelessness amongst young people in several areas of regional Australia;

(2) recognises that this is a problem amongst young people in regions such as Gilmore and Macquarie;

(3) welcomes the federal Government[quot ]s specific commitment of over $45 million towards reducing that risk and providing appropriate accommodation services; and

(4) calls on governments at all levels to cooperate with one another to identify, fund and implement programs of assistance for our young people.

Debate ensued.

Debate adjourned, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.