Filthy Rich & Homeless is an honest and compassionate exploration of what it’s like to be homeless in Australia today as it shines a light on a part of our society often overlooked and ignored.

Exploring homelessness

Understanding what life is like without a home. 

Swathes of women are being pushed into living rough, vulnerable and in need of support.
"It says to the next generation of your family ‘we’ve made it and we can now give this home to future generations'."
"If a guy offers you a lift or a place to sleep, they’re not being nice. They’re just doing it because they want to have sex with you and they can see that you’re...
Indira Naidoo has been a vocal advocate for the homeless for a number of years. The Guide spoke with her about fronting the second series of 'Filthy, Rich, and...
Those who dedicate their lives to helping the country's homeless population say that Australia lacks a plan to tackle the number of people living rough.
How much do you know about homelessness in Australia?

Test your knowledge on the many myths and misconceptions surrounding homelessness.

A helping hand

Stories of everyday Australians helping those living on the streets.

Handing money to someone on the street provides temporary relief, but donating to an organisation means your money goes further in supporting the most vulnerable...
Your guide to the organisations helping Australia's homeless.
Do you often want to help homeless Aussies doing it tough but don't know what to do or give? We ask the experts about what average Aussies can do to assist those...
“If you have a dollar or if you have $100,000 you are going to be treated exactly the same.”
Australia prides itself on being a giving nation. But would you give unconditionally to a homeless person and be okay with not knowing what your money was spent on?
"I give them a free haircut, I buy them a bread roll or a cappuccino. Because when they're down in the gutter, you don't kick them. You try to give them a hand to...
English paramedic Fay Sibley has given the coat off her back, and is encouraging others to do the same.
Educational Resources

Take the discussion from the TV screen into the classroom with supporting classroom resources from SBS Learn.