Firsthand: Living on the edge

Community sector organisations working in Melbourne’s fringe suburbs see the impact of the city’s spatial divide every day. Here are some of their more urgent challenges and priorities.

BEN RODGERS
Team Leader, Client Services,
Whittlesea Community Connections

JESSICA MURROWOOD
Sector Development Manager, ER Victoria

CASEY O’BRIEN
Manager, Financial Inclusion and
Community Development
Lentara UnitingCare, Broadmeadows

SUSAN MAGEE
Casey North CISS

DOREEN STOVES
CEO, Doncare

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