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Data from the 2021 census will inform the government’s funding decisions for homelessness services.
This week in Western Australia, census officers will visit areas where people are known to sleep rough, to help them complete the census.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused concern about the government’s collection of data on homelessness during this year’s census.
Campaigner for House the Homeless Jesse Noakes says the five-year census makes accurate data collection difficult.
“Data is used to