Tamworth and north-west NSW: homelessness numbers on a rise, service operators say

Jessica Worboys
By Jessica Worboys
Updated June 3 2021 - 4:31pm, first published April 12 2021 - 9:30pm
HOMELESSNESS CRISIS: Homes North chief executive officer Maree McKenzie and Vinnies regional director Phil Dunnan. Photos: File

SERVICE operators predicted a recent spike in homelessness across the New England North West would occur, blaming a tight, competitive real estate market and the end of JobKeeper and JobSeeker.

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Jessica Worboys

Jessica Worboys

Journalist

Education and youth reporter at the Northern Daily Leader. Get in touch via jessica.worboys@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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