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Begging To Be A Crime?

Monday 28th April / presented by James Hall

Perth City Council wants to make begging a crime and move towards what it calls ‘a more coordinated and holistic approach’.

It comes as the rates of beggars in the CBD and Northbridge has risen, and the City says aggressive and intimidating behavior has as well.

However, the idea has been met with vast criticism.

Notably from Shelter WA CEO Chantal Roberts, who spoke to Marie Bout…

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In addition to this, City of Perth CEO Gary Stephenson spoke with James Hall about this issue as well…

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