ABC The World Today: Veterans sleeping rough


One in 10 people sleeping rough in Melbourne are war veterans‘, The World Today, 6 January 2015

Interview (transcript, audio) with spokespersons for Homeground, a support organisation, and the RSL. Most of the veterans sleeping rough served in Iraq or Afghanistan. Homeground says the biggest issue is the lack of long-term affordable housing for veterans. The work of the RSL and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs is mentioned.

The story was also covered in the Herald Sun. The Homeground data is here.

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