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Media alert: From Talk to Action: Dandenong Mobilises to Forge Solutions during Homelessness Week 2023

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MEDIA ALERT

 

 

From Talk to Action:

Dandenong mobilises to shine a light on practical and possible solutions during Homelessness Week 2023

 

Interview & photo opportunities available

 

Tuesday, 8 August 2023

11.00 AM

Harmony Square

Lonsdale Street, Dandenong, Vic

 

 

The rate at which homelessness is growing is a national catastrophe.

 

This Homelessness Week (7-13 August 2023) wayss and the City of Greater Dandenong are hosting an event in Harmony Square to raise awareness of these important issues.

 

Melbourne’s culturally diverse Southeast has one of the largest and fastest growing communities of people experiencing homelessness.  We invite you hear leading voices and share practical solutions in the state’s epicentre of homelessness.

 

Join The Hon. Gabrielle Williams MP, Minister for Mental Health and Minister for Treaty and First Peoples, Member for Dandenong, Eden Foster Mayor of Dandenong, wayss CEO Wayne Merritt and members of the local homeless community.

 

 

WHAT:           Policymakers, community leaders, advocacy organisations and service providers in Melbourne’s multicultural Southeast explore collaborative approaches to end homelessness

 

Interview & photo opportunities available

 

WHEN:          TUESDAY 8 AUGUST 2023

11.00 AM

 

WHERE:        HARMONY SQUARE

Lonsdale Street, Dandenong, Victoria

 

 

 Order of proceedings:

 

  • Welcome
  • Smoking ceremony and Welcome to Country by a local Elder
  • Video – lived experience of homelessness
  • Speeches
  • Media interviews and photos
  • Hospitality offering – food and beverages

 

Parking can be arranged on request.

 

-ends-

 

For further information, please contact Monika Lancucki or Alana Anastovska

on

Monika’s mobile: 0413 440 236 or MonikaL@wayss.org.au

Alana’s mobile: 0476206306 or alana.anastovska@peselandcarr.com.au

 

 

 

 

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