The Canberra Times
Thursday, 7 December 2023

Oaks Estate a de facto mental health detention centre, say residents

By David Ellery
Updated April 24 2018 - 9:10pm, first published May 26 2016 - 7:02pm

Dozens of run-down Housing ACT properties are being used as a dumping ground for the homeless, the mentally ill and those just released from the Alexander Maconochie Centre, according to residents of the ACT's smallest suburb, Oaks Estate.