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Sleep Out On Moreland Council Doorstep- Wednesday July 14th

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Sleep Out On Moreland Council Doorstep- Wednesday July 14th

Anthony Arthur and his dog Princess were left homeless and have been sleeping in Moreland parks since June 2nd after a council inspection led to the closure of their Brunswick rooming house. The operator of Tony’s rooming house chose to shut up shop rather than comply with council orders. “I went to Hume-Moreland housing but as soon as you tell them you have a dog, they say we can’t help you,” said the 46-year-old. Tony and his supporters have been demanding more government funding so that local Councils, including Moreland, and community organisations can take over rooming houses when they close, and ensure that they meet standards under the Residential Tenancies Act. (more…)

Moreland Leader Photo Of Sleep Out Protest

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