Bendigo Winter Night Shelter is 10 guests, 14 churches, 260 volunteers, 92 nights

Elspeth Kernebone
By Elspeth Kernebone
August 7 2019 - 10:00pm
SHELTER: Fourteen churches have signed up to host guests experiencing homelessness. Picture: GLENN DANIELS

Don has been through three big disasters. Every 10 years a calamity like a fire or a storm has come through and wiped him clean. He moved to Bendigo after the third, when Cyclone Debbie came through his northern NSW town and took off his roof.

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Elspeth Kernebone

Accident brought me to journalism, but every day convinces me again that strong media is more important than ever. After a starting off as the sole reporter in a tiny NSW town, I’m loving the teeming metropolis that is Bendigo. Focussed on health, business and education. Got a tip? Email elspeth.kernebone@bendigoadvertiser.com.au.