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Caravans plugging holes in South Coast housing crisis



Dianne Beckett and Mick Brosnan holding copy of ‘Liferaft’ book.

Social Justice Advocates of the Sapphire Coast secretary Dianne Beckett and chairperson Mick Brosnan hold Liferaft, the book written by GJ Maher that details efforts made to provide caravans to homeless people in the Bega Valley Shire. Photo: Supplied.

A NSW Far South Coast group that has provided 65 caravans to people made homeless by the Black Summer bushfires says its resources are being overwhelmed by demand for housing in the region.

The Social Justice Advocates of the Sapphire Coast (SJASC) says there is an urgent need for both transitional and sustainable long-term social housing in Bega Valley Shire, with many people in danger of being left behind as the government and community turns its attention to COVID-19 related…

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