Australia Homeless return to Flinders Street station

20:50  11 january  2017
20:50  11 january  2017 Source:   MSN

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Dozens of homeless people set up camp at Flinders Street Station . Photo: Jamiee Carstairs. Homeless people have set up camp again along Flinders Street just hours after they were moved on. 3AW Drive Program Reporter Jamiee Carstairs went down to speak with the returned homeless . She tells 3AW's Nick McCallum over a dozen people have 'set up shop'. "There were a couple of guys doing visibly doing drugs on the footpath," says Jamiee. Click PLAY below to hear more from 3AW Drive's Jamiee Carstairs.

AAP on January 12, 2017, 3:31 am. Share Tweet Whatsapp Email. Share. Homeless return to Flinders Street station - Yahoo7. Pinterest. Tumblr. Homeless people sleeping rough outside Flinders Street station who were moved on by council officers so concrete could be cleaned have returned to the area. The rough sleepers were asked to move from Flinders Street station on Wednesday so a concrete area could be cleaned. The City of Melbourne denied claims the efforts to move them were linked to the Australian Open.

Homeless people sleeping rough outside Flinders Street station who were moved on by council officers so concrete could be cleaned have returned to the area.The rough sleepers were asked to move from Flinders Street station on Wednesday so a concrete area could be cleaned.

The City of Melbourne denied claims the efforts to move them were linked to the Australian Open.

Asking homeless people to move so footpaths can be cleaned is not linked to preparations for the upcoming Australian Open, the City of Melbourne says. © Nine News Asking homeless people to move so footpaths can be cleaned is not linked to preparations for the upcoming Australian Open, the City of Melbourne says. The council said officers regularly monitored sites used by people sleeping rough and kept the areas tidy.

Victorian Attorney-General Martin Pakula said Wednesday's operation was "certainly" not related to the tennis and the state government is doing "a great deal" to tackle homelessness.

'Our hearts are breaking': Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews denounces 'evil criminal act' .
Premier Daniel Andrews has labelled the Bourke Street attack an "evil criminal act" and pledged the governments support for those affected. Three people, including a young child, were killed and at least 20 others were injured when a car ploughed into pedestrians at Bourke Street Mall around 2pm.The driver is alleged to have deliberately driven his car into the crowd after earlier doing burn-outs near Flinders Street Station."A terrible criminal act was committed in the CBD of our great city," Premier Andrews said this afternoon."Our hearts are breaking," he said.

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