Juno’s submissions focus on the issues that we believe are at the heart of women’s homelessness – gender inequity and poverty. We seek to promote an understanding of gender inequity and we advocate for changes to the structures and practices which repeatedly hold women back.
- Parity Magazine: Gender and Homelessness Edition – Juno contributed an article on our EMPower Program, a coaching approach focused on long-term goals and a breakthrough economic mobility model that supports women and non‑binary people to recover from the impacts of trauma and build a strong, economically secure and thriving futures. | View PDF
- Juno 2023/2024 Pre-Budget Submission to Treasury – Our submission highlights the importance of greater investment and focus on policy and programs to improve social and economic outcomes for Australian women (trans and cis), non-binary people and their children. | View PDF
- GEN VIC Budget Submission 2022/2023: Recovery and Resilience – Read our submission on our new integrated response, EMPower, which has been purpose-designed to work with women on low incomes who have experienced family violence and homelessness coaching them to achieve economic mobility. | View PDF
- Submission to the Inquiry into Homelessness (March 2020) – We made a submission to the Inquiry that spotlights women and children’s unique experiences of homelessness, calling for it to be considered in future policy and funding. Juno was also formally invited to give evidence to the Inquiry’s Committee. | View PDF
- As part of Homelessness Week (August 2020), we put together a campaign that encouraged the public to sign a petition calling for more housing, and supported the creation of a website to increase the public’s understanding and knowledge of homelessness titled ‘Every Victorian Should Have a Home’(August 2020) | View Website
- Crisis in Crisis Report (February 2019) – Report into the state of short-term accommodation for people who are homeless. This report highlighted the particular dangers of this kind of accommodation to the safety of women and their children. | View PDF
- Joint submission to the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence (May 2015) –Joint submission by Juno, EDVOS, Safe Futures Foundation, Safe Steps and the Victorian Women’s Trust. | View PDF