"Its important that we start thinking outside the box and looking at strategies that will have along term impact”.
Paul Nicolauo, the Executive Director of Business Sydney.
To that end he proposes a commissioner for homelessness. This commissioner would be tasked with coordinating best practices across government and agencies to reduce homelessness.
These are the sorts of initiatives that are sure to make a meaningful improvement in the lives of rough sleepers.
My team encounter homeless people living in makeshift accommodation all over Sydney. Indeed, it’s an increasingly common sight.
So identifying better was of helping rough sleepers off the streets is something I wholeheartedly support.