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Posted 02-07-2012
Back from the dead: Homeless find hope

For 18 months, Robert slept among the dead in Dutton Park Cemetery. Each night under the same tree, Bob, as he liked to be called, made himself comfortable with a couple of blankets he collected along the way.

Photo: Robert with Paul from Micah Projects at the 50 Lives 50 Homes Breakfast, Queensland Parliament House, December, 2010.

Posted 02-07-2012
Brisbane's homeless feel the chill

Brisbane's wet cold-snap has caught the city's homeless shelters and charities off-guard, with demand for blankets, sleeping bags, beds and rooms in shelters outstripping supply.

Photo: Naomi and Peter from the Street to Home team loading blankets donated by ‘Knitting for Brisbane’s Needy’ a group of women from Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast who knit all year round and donate their goods.