Street count reveals rough sleepers are on the rise in Newcastle and NSW

Gabriel Fowler
Updated May 14 2024 - 5:11pm, first published 4:00pm

THE number of rough sleepers in Newcastle has surged over the past 12 months, increasing by 43 per cent from six people to 49.

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Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

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