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Homelessness in Perth

Wednesday 26th April / posted by Chris Wheeldon

Homelessness is an increasingly prominent feature of life in Perth.

Accommodation services are stretched thin, with around 18 000 applicants on the Housing Authority's waiting list. Some of whom wait up to 2 years for a placement.

The situation means many of the most vunerable are forced to seek shelter on the streets, a disproportionate number of whom are Queer.

Andrew Hall is the CEO of the Perth Inner City Youth Service, PICYS, which has provided youth centred services in Perth for over 30 years.

Andrew joined All Things Queer to talk about this issue.

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