Tamworth's Salvation Army prepares for Red Shield Appeal as army survey lays out level of despair

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
May 18 2022 - 7:00pm
HARD TIMES: Major Tony DeTomasso said misery had definitely been on the rise in Tamworth as a result of the rising cost of living. Photo: Peter Hardin

Record-low unemployment rates haven't made a dent in poverty in Tamworth, and homelessness is actually on the rise, according to the Salvation Army.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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