The following statement calling for an end to the Fremantle ‘tent city’ is expressed jointly by St Patrick’s Community Support Centre; Uniting WA; Wungening Aboriginal Corporation and Ruah Community Services.
A newly released survey Research Report on Community Views on Homelessness Perth, Western Australia commissioned by The WA Alliance to End Homelessness in partnership with Shelter WA show people have increasing levels of compassion for those experiencing homelessness and want more action to address the issue.
Being homeless is no picnic
We need housing first to house the homeless – tents are not the answer
Why are First Nations people forced to beg for something as fundamental as a home, on their own country, so they can keep their families safe?