'We need to fix this': Yarrawonga-Mulwala rallies to help homeless

Victoria Ellis
By Victoria Ellis
Updated June 23 2022 - 11:40am, first published 6:20am
THROUGH THE DARK: Yarrawonga bathroom renovator Matthew Olney says he was camping by the river, homeless, before one of his clients offered him a place to stay. He is one of many from the region who have experienced homelessness. Picture: MARK JESSER

A Yarrawonga businessman, who has experienced homelessness, says it can happen to anyone, as the community and council grapple to manage a growing number of residents sleeping rough.

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Victoria Ellis

Victoria Ellis grew up on the Border and loves reporting for her home community. She is a University of Wollongong Journalism graduate. In 2018 Victoria was awarded the Bruce Gordon Scholarship for Journalism and completed a 10 week internship with WIN News Illawarra. In 2019 she was awarded The Border Mail's Cameron Thompson Scholarship, where she completed a three week internship, before taking up ongoing employment in 2021.

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