"I go without food..."

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"I go without food..."

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Re: "I go without food..."

Post by Dreamweaver » 09 Jun 2018, 13:12

These people shouldn't have to be financially cluey. Aged care packages could be the answer, if they are eligible.
If they aren't, they should be!
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Post by Buck_naked » 09 Jun 2018, 14:11

whatever happened to the housing commission?
Rent looks to be the killer for battlers
run by state governments, used to be thousands of units.
Did they boot out all the aussies and put in refugee families?

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Post by Perrorist » 09 Jun 2018, 15:12

Mostly, they sold them off or pulled them down to make way for development. The NSW government has been turfing out hundreds of tenants for this reason. Everything must be in private hands as far as they're concerned.

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Post by terra » 11 Jun 2018, 12:25

Back in the 70's, thousands of housing commission dwellings were built in and around Campbelltown NSW.
These dwellings were practically similar, if not identical to each other.
Dinkie little two storey buildings crammed together to form instant ghettos.
as the years rolled by, most of them have fallen into disrepair due to poor maintenance by the Housing Commission which is now known as the Dept of Housing..... also trashed by many of the tenants 'cos they got it for almost nothing. Many of these townhouses have been deliberately set alight and burnt to the ground.....
During the last twenty odd years, the Dept of Housing has adopted a policy of bulldozing these fire damaged dwellings and either reverting that land back to "open space" or selling off the land to private buyers.
In fact, many of these dwellings were built on prime elevated land with magnificent outlooks..... So, the dwellings are slowly being phased out by natural attrition and the land being sold off for an extremely handsome profit.
An example of prime location is the old housing estate at Belambi right on the ocean near Wollongong. Million dollar views for people paying peanuts for rent.
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