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Justice & Advocacy Michael and Chris: Sleepbus volunteers and St Mark's, Buderim parishioners Justice & Advocacy

Sleeping on the job to serve God

“I became involved with Sleepbus in September last year after listening to an interview on the radio with a Sleepbus volunteer. My husband, Chris, and I relocated from Sydney to Buderim in 2022. After arriving I prayed that the Holy Spirit would lead us to a form of ministry where we could serve others. I believe it was God’s spirit and my sense of Christian social justice that led us to become involved with Sleepbus,” says registered nurse Michael Chittick from St Mark’s, Buderim

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Homelessness Week: from sleeping rough to wearing scrubs

Homelessness is a sad reality for thousands of young people in Southern Queensland who find themselves living on the streets. At just 16 years old, Cherice had been kicked out of home, having to move in with her other parent, who was later incarcerated. Despite juggling two jobs and school, she simply couldn’t afford the rent

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Australians are desperate for real action on housing

Anglicare Australia has called on the next Federal Government to boost social housing. The call follows the release of more election policies on housing, which will not do anything to make housing more affordable