Fears waste fees will ‘tip’ elderly over edge

By Melissa Cunningham
Updated May 20 2016 - 10:15pm, first published 3:36pm
FED UP: Pensioners Peter and Kitty McGeary fear the fees for the Ballarat City Council's new green waste service will be out of reach for the city's most vulnerable residents.
FED UP: Pensioners Peter and Kitty McGeary fear the fees for the Ballarat City Council's new green waste service will be out of reach for the city's most vulnerable residents.

A legally blind full-time carer and pensioner fears the cost of the incoming green waste service will push the city’s most vulnerable further below the poverty line.

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