Table of contents

  • Preliminary material 
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Preface
    • Executive summary
  • Body section
    Introduction 
    1. Definition of homelessness 
    2. Overcounting and undercounting 
      1. Improvised homes, tents and sleepers out
      2. SAAP services
      3. Friends and relatives
      4. Boarding houses
      5. Conclusion
    3. Social characteristics
      1. How many?
      2. Accommodation on census night
      3. Age distribution
      4. Males and females
      5. Indigenous and non-Indigenous
      6. Summary
    4. Brisbane 
      1. Numbers and rates
      2. Geographical categories 
      3. Overview: Queensland
      4. Brisbane City
      5. Outer suburbs and growth corridors
      6. Marginal residents of caravan parks
    5. Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast 
      1. Gold Coast
      2. Sunshine Coast
    6. Regional and remote 
      1. South West, Central West and North West
      2. West Moreton and Darling Downs
    7. Coastal Queensland
      1. Overview
      2. Coastal cities
      3. Rural and remote
      4. Marginal residents of caravan parks
    8. Indigenous and non-Indigenous 
    9. Discussion 
      1. Homeless statistics
      2. Reducing homelessness: overview
      3. Rough sleepers
      4. Young people
      5. Families
      6. Adults without children
      7. Conclusion
  • End matter 
    • References
    • Appendixes
      1. Number of homeless people in Queensland by statistical division and subdivision, 2006
      2. Estimated number of Indigenous and non-Indigenous homeless people by statistical division and selected subdivisions, 2006*
      3. Percentage of homeless people by statistical division and subdivision, 2006
      4. Percentage of homeless people and marginal caravan park residents by statistical division and subdivision, 2006