Opinion

Rural women face a national housing crisis, says Joy Beames

By Joy Beames
June 7 2023 - 6:00am
In 2020 it was estimated that 405,000 women aged 45 years and over in Australia were at risk of homelessness. Picture via Shutterstock
In 2020 it was estimated that 405,000 women aged 45 years and over in Australia were at risk of homelessness. Picture via Shutterstock

I never thought that in a prosperous country like Australia, I would be writing about the fact that the rate of homelessness for older women in NSW is increasing at a higher rate than that of any other demographic group, but that is the uncomfortable reality.

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