‘Homelessness doesn’t recognise the border’: ACT’s vulnerable in NSW

Homelessness doesn’t recognise a state or territory border, says manager at St Benedict’s in Queanbeyan Elaine Lollback.

  • Elliot Williams
  • The Canberra Times

However, according to Ms Lollback, the ACT-NSW border is having a significant negative impact on the region’s homeless.

St Benedict’s, in Queanbeyan’s Crawford Street, provides meals and support to homeless people, or anyone in need, whether they are an ACT or NSW resident.

Bened 1a“We’re one of the few organisations that doesn’t recognise the border, because homelessness doesn’t recognise the border,” Ms Lollback said.

She reported clients…

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