Front page of the Canberra Times, 04 April, reports the expected sale of Fraser Court in Kingston. The article makes much of the crime that used to happen there – and rightly so. What has astounded me is the insightful comment made by Mr David Collett, Dept of Disability, Housing and Comm Services assessment managing director. He is quoted as saying the money will be used in a “Salt and Pepper” type arrangement where the Department will use money from the sale to buy dispersed units/houses instead of lumping them all together because – and here’s the clincher;
“We find there are significant problems when public housing tenants are grouped together in the one location”
Well, No shit sherlock.
I wonder how this bloke got his job. Did he enthrall the interview panel with pearls of wisdom like this? God F*cken help us all.