Filthy Rich & Homeless is an honest and compassionate exploration of what it’s like to be homeless in Australia today.

Exploring homelessness

Understanding what life is like without a home. 

"We are all a pandemic or any other illness away from homelessness," one viewer reflected.
"Your basic humanity is stripped so quickly. It’s just... I never expected this."
In a three-night special event, the third season of this critically acclaimed show airs from June 9 - 11 at 8:30pm on SBS.
The SBS series dispels many myths about homelessness in Australia.
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...
Many of the stereotypes about poverty in Australia don’t stand up to scrutiny. SBS Life busts seven popular myths about disadvantage.
Contrary to popular belief, mental illness is not the main cause of homelessness in Australia.
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.

The swift response has shown something that many didn't realise was possible - that homelessness in Australia is something that can be eradicated.
Food is about more than filling your stomach. For many people, it’s the only connection to their family and culture.
This Victorian is committed to delivering home-cooked meals packed with love during the COVID-19 crisis.
The pandemic has changed assumptions about who needs help and Wayside Chapel's Heart Cafe in Sydney is there for everyone.
Soup vans across the country provide warm meals but just as importantly, they provide contact, company and compassion.
Making sure that the pets of the homeless can get a meal makes it more likely that their humans will eat, too.
Low income, a high cost of living and a lack of political will make food insecurity a growing problem in Australia.
Educational Resources

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