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April 21, 2021

Can you help this local family find a home?

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A local couple whose much-loved baby boy was taken away by government officers and then returned is asking the community for help in finding space on a property to park their mobile home.
The young couple, whose baby was returned by the Department of Communities and Justice after four weeks, say they recently bought a coaster bus and are now looking for somewhere to park it, either on a short, medium or long-term basis.

Can you help a local family find a place to park their mobile home? Image: www.paigewalkerphotography.com

The mother and baby are currently living with her parents, but she says it is only a temporary solution that does not allow the whole family to be together.

She and her partner are willing to work in exchange for using the space, or pay up to $250 rent, and would be joined by the baby’s grandfather and two well-behaved dogs.

‘I just want to be with my partner and my dogs,’ the mother said.

‘Our bus just needs a small amount of work so we can get it registered, and it would just be good to have somewhere where we can stay together.

‘Ultimately we just want to have a base where we can live on the land and grow our own food and somewhere to call home, but we’ll take any option at the moment.’

The family needs access to a shower and toilet on the property, and say the dogs could be kept on leads if necessary.

‘The government workers will also need to see the property and meet the caretakers before we move in just so that the boxes can be ticked,’ the mother said.

‘It would just be so good to have somewhere to stay together, even if it’s just for a little while.’

Anyone interested in helping the family is asked to email them at [email protected]

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  1. The greed of this nation is something that leaves me astounded with every action our government and courts take to maintain the scam that is owning a place to exist in Australia, the government forces Australians to live a lie maintaining the facade that the social bonds that make a community and a nation are still there
    The social contract of contribute and support this system and you will benefit is so eroded its non existent.

  2. There is a very long queue in front of these children of people just wanting a patch of land to park their unregistered bus and dogs (desexed?) and grandad blah blah blah. Good luck with that!


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