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CODE BLUE EXTENDED TO NEXT WEEK

Code Blue

Anextreme code blue winter weather response for those sleeping rough in the Riverland has been extended into next week, following the activation last week.

Minister for Human Services Minister Lensink said “People in regional areas including the Riverland who are sleeping rough and might be impacted are urged to call the gateway for assistance”

Local Member for Chaffey, Tim Whetstone also commented and said “he urges anyone who is sleeping rough to take advantage of these extra services, who will provide shelter and information on accommodation facilities throughout winter.”

The Homelessness Gateway Service can be called on 1800 003 308