CEO sleepout - helping or insulting the homeless?

The Vinnies CEO sleepout is an annual event where company executives raise money to sleep outdoors for a night. Held on Thursday night in Brisbane, this year it has raised over half a million dollars in Brisbane and over five million nationally.

But in response to the spectacle of CEO's in sleeping bags behind guarded fences, groups like the South East Queensland Anti-Poverty Network wanted to speak to some of the executives about some of the political issues around homelessness and how they could lobby to change them.

4ZZZ reporter Andy Paine spoke with Peter Thrupp from the group.

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