As in most cities in the world, Willoughby has a number of homeless people. Both government and community-based agencies in Willoughby engage homeless people in a way that tries to maintain their dignity whilst pursuing community expectations.
We raised this issue with Council at the start of the year. Their response is included in the Appendix. We are proposing to ask Council for an update. Recently the Mayor of the City of announced some interim initiatives to attempt to address at least part of this problem. This includes on an interim basis using carparks for overnight crisis accommodation.
Move that CWWPA write to the Mayor and CEO requesting:
- What new initiatives has Council taken on this matter during 2020?
What further initiatives (similar to those taken by the Mayor of Perth) could Council take going forward?