‘Rough sleepers’ double in crisis accommodation shortage in Bendigo

Natalie Croxon
Updated June 7 2018 - 2:32pm, first published 2:30pm

The number of people sleeping rough in the Bendigo area has more than doubled within the past two years, despite the overall number of people seeking help for homelessness remaining relatively steady, a lead housing service’s data suggests.

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Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon


Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, mostly covering social affairs. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.

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