Canberra Now: Homelessness, as rough as it gets; Our new augmented reality lab

Good morning, Canberra.

Our spate of sunshine looks set to continue this week, with a top of 17 degrees expected and some light winds to kick along the autumn leaves.

Time to dive into today’s headlines:

‘As rough as it can get’: More Canberrans sleeping out

As another Canberra winter rolls in, our thoughts often turn to those doing it tough.

A new report out today shows that, while the overall number of Canberrans experiencing homelessness fell by 8 per cent between 2011 and 2016, the number of people sleeping rough grew from 28 to 54.

Blake Foden spoke to one of the report’s authors, who says the figures are a real cause for concern.

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