MORE than 30 people protested outside the office of Scoresby MP and Treasurer Kim Wells last week.
Swags for Homeless founder Tony Clarke said they were frustrated that Mr Wells and Housing Minister Wendy Lovell had apparently turned their back on a commitment to provide a 'backpack bed' for up to 2800 Victorians.
Mr Wells said while he respected the group's right to protest, the government had a different approach to helping the homeless.
"When it comes to homeless people in Victoria, the Baillieu government is committed to resolving issues with proper care, and where appropriate mental health support and drug and alcohol support, as a holistic approach."
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