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Homelessness as a lifestyle choice

Interesting conversation with a Housing Department Officer yesterday. I  asked two questions: Is the department aware that many homeless people cannot complete their application forms? (The forms are intimidating , many people who live homeless are not fully literate and … Continue reading

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Homeless health

A third of our small hospital’s patients are homeless and thus can’t be discharged. It is costing $700 per day to keep them on the ward. One has been here over 6 months, that’s  over $100,000. It would be so … Continue reading

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Qld Closes world leading Murri Court

Government decision to close off Murri Court funding.   19 Sept 2012 “It is unfortunate that the new Queensland government has forgone taking more time to consult, understand and manage these complex Court led, restorative justice initiatives”, a former state manager … Continue reading

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