Spare a thought for those without a roof over their heads right now.
"INCESSANT rain has left homeless people scrambling for cover, according to a Tweed charity worker. Rosies, Friends on the Street Tweed co-ordinator John Lee said the continuing bad weather had made the homeless more vulnerable.------------- "The rain has made it worse for the homeless, especially if they have children," Mr Lee said. "The weather has gone berserk, and because of the Christmas-New Year period all the motels are booked out as well.---------------------The Tweed, Mr Lee said, urgently needed affordable housing. "For a family of five in a standard caravan park it can cost $50 a night and $350 a week for a tent site," he said. "Some people just can't get off the bottom rung."
The Daily News full article yesterday:
Minor to moderate flood warnings are current for the Kyogle and Lismore areas today.