NSW street count reveals increase in people sleeping rough in Wollongong, Illawarra

Natalie Croxon
Updated June 30 2023 - 12:17pm, first published June 26 2023 - 2:15pm
The tent of someone sleeping rough behind City Beach in Wollongong. File picture by Georgia Matts.
The tent of someone sleeping rough behind City Beach in Wollongong. File picture by Georgia Matts.

The number of people sleeping on Wollongong's streets has jumped over 30 per cent in a year, the latest street count has revealed.

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Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon

Journalist

Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, mostly covering social affairs. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.

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