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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Organ donation champion Keith Eveson has been barred from Perth train station

GUARDIAN EXPRESS Community News | Giovanni Torre

VOLUNTEER Keith Eveson has been promoting organ donation for more than eight years but was kicked out of Perth train station under the City of Perth’s anti-begging policy.

Early in May Mr Eveson was told by two rangers that despite years of working in the same spot, and having a special permit from the City, he was banned.

“They said ‘if we do not allow beggars or homeless, how can we allow you?’,” Mr Eveson told the Guardian Express.

On May 30, he met with two City officials who gave him a “temporary reprieve” but would have to stay at the far end of the Perth railway concourse; outside Myer.

Mr Eveson hands out organ donor nomination forms. Continue reading
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