The recent revelation that the Salvation Army are supplying the homeless with tents and primus gas stoves, then referring them to the Rosebud Foreshore Camping Grounds, defy’s belief! I rang a friend of mine who has had many dealings with the homeless and those suffering from Mental Health ailments, Mr Andrew Klein and we decided we would both go down to Rosebud and have a look first hand. On Thursday 27th April Andrew and i ventured down to Rosebud and found the camping grounds empty, bar one or two caravans still packing to leave the site as it shuts down on the 30th April. We noticed a blue tarp popping out of some bushes and on further investigation we came across a tent, surrounded by shrubs with a Blue Tarp covering the roof for extra protection.
So this is as good as it gets for our homeless on the Mornington Peninsula? The Mornington Peninsula Leader Newspaper revealed that the Salvation Army had referred the homeless to the Rosebud Foreshore including a mother and her three children who had resided there for seven weeks in a tent. Australian of the year, Lieutenant General, David Morrison was once quoted as saying “The Standard You Walk By Is The Standard That You Accept” and he should know. The reign of Sexual Misconduct that festered under the Command of David Morrison and the ADF’s treatment of former defense personnel who find themselves homeless and destitute is downright unconscionable. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/south-east/residents-react-with-sadness-and-anger-over-reports-that-homeless-people-are-being-placed-in-tents-at-rosebud-foreshore/news-story/00cad69b6cdab1823da7f6f4cefede9d
Then we have the Commander of the Salvation Army, Brendan Nottle, what of his standards? The recent revelation that the Salvation Army are supplying the homeless with tents and primus gas stoves, then referring them to the Rosebud Foreshore Camping Grounds…
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