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Homeless removed ‘compassionately’: Premier

August 10, 2017 0

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says homeless people will be treated “compassionately” when police forcibly remove occupants from Sydney’s CBD tent city. Ms Berejiklian says she expects legislation empowering police to tear down the tents in […]

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Tent city mayor’s criminal past

August 10, 2017 0

The part-time homeless “mayor” of the tent city in Sydney’s Martin Place has a long criminal history of serious assaults against young women and police, as well as theft, threat and driving offences. Lanz Priestly […]

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Easy to find yourself homeless

August 10, 2017 0

IT DOESN’T take much to become homeless and statistics state there are hundreds of thousands of Australians who are currently in this situation, with Caboolture said to have a significant problem. Caboolture Community Action president […]

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Homeless hidden in region’s towns

August 10, 2017 0

Many cannot comprehend the idea of not knowing where they will sleep tonight, but it is a stark reality for a growing number of people in the Great Southern. With Homelessness Week running until Sunday, […]

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Ending homelessness ‘is achievable’

August 10, 2017 0

While the media storm continues around the tent city in Martin Place in Sydney, Homelessness Australia (HA) has revealed startling statistics around the rise in the ‘hidden’ forms of homelessness, such as sleeping in cars […]