The mall at Gosford is a hive of activity in on a Wednesday night thanks to volunteers.
Sydney ‘s homeless are a diverse mix, doing it hard on the streets every day.
By Aaaron Streatfeild @slazanom Observing commuters struggling to stay dry during the severe weather in Sydney recently, Missionbeat’s Shane Sturgiss noticed a discarded blanket in a doorway. In their haste to seek shelter and warmth, commuters passed the discarded blanket without noticing it. But it was at this point Shane realised, this blanket was once […]
By Shaina Bloom You’re soaked to the bone. The coat you had for seven years has finally worn out, tearing at the seams and providing almost no protection. You try and sleep but the wind is slapping against your face. In an attempt to shield yourself, you’ve buried your face on the stone pavement, but […]
Story and photo by Amanda Parkinson Twilight glistens across the city. Wind tumbles down Martin Place. Precious pearls and Armani coats are locked away, cosy and safe behind the glass of shop windows. Adorning the shops’ steps, beneath tattered blankets Sydney’s homeless sleep. Tonight 22,000 Australians will sleep rough. 220,000 Australians will access homelessness services this […]