Charli the dog's positive effect at Canberra's St Vincent de Paul Samaritan House

Amy Martin
Updated May 26 2019 - 2:14pm, first published May 21 2019 - 12:00am

When Chris Shortis arrives at the St Vincent de Paul Samaritan House in Hackett she sees happy chaos, but it hasn't always been that way.

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Amy Martin

Amy Martin

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

As the lifestyle reporter, I love finding out what makes people tick and giving insight into the different ways that you can enjoy the city we live in. Email:

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