"However, the Salvation Army extended food service delivery to Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings without prior approval and co-ordination with the city.
"Rather than blowing it all on Australia Day, in the spirit of inclusion the City of Perth should spend $1.5 million funding supported transitional accommodation for the homeless, the only way to get people off the streets before Christmas," he said.
"Sweeping away tent city is not the answer. The 'problem' will only appear elsewhere. Tent city would disappear naturally if its occupants were listened to and given socially appropriate choices," he said.
Ms Andrews fronted a parliamentary committee last week and said Mr Zempilas was keen to look at new facilities in the first half of next year.
"During the height of COVID-19 in Perth, the Salvation Army were approved to offer a breakfast service between 7am-9am for people experiencing homelessness – this service was for a short period of time.
Orientation and ongoing support
Regular – more than 6 months
Centrelink Volunteers , Work Experience
Then this may be the ideal opportunity for you! Salvos Stores is the retail arm of The Salvation Army, operating as a fully functioning retail business, recycling pre-loved goods and relying heavily on the generosity of the public. All profit from the sale of goods at Salvos Stores contributes to invaluable community programs operated by The Salvation Army.
Monday to Saturday during trading hours (days and times negotiable)
Volunteers are an integral part of the Salvos Stores community, generously offering their time to assist with the day to day running of our stores. Volunteer activities at Salvos Stores include – customer service, merchandising, donation sorting, pricing, stock replenishment, processing sales and store housekeeping.
All Salvos Stores Volunteers & Employees may be requested to obtain an Australian National Police Check. • May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
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