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Bendigo’s Housing Crisis: ‘The Perfect Storm’

February 13, 2024 9:17 am in by
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Greater Bendigo Council by-laws deem it an offence for people to live in a tent, caravan or other temporary or makeshift structure in any public place without a permit.

An estimated 571 homeless people on our streets, according to ABS data from 2021 but Local MP Lisa Chesters suspects the true number is alot higher.

Chesters says the current federal government is ‘playing catch up’… after a decade-long liberal reign.

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Nationals Member for Northern Victoria, Gaelle Broad, says when it comes to affordable housing, the region is falling behind.

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