Author: The Herald Sun
A HOMELESS couple living on up to $226 a day have one of Melbourne’s best addresses — and it doesn’t cost them a cent.
Shane Snowden, 36, and girlfriend Bianca Priest, 22, live in a Yarra River-fronted property just a stone’s throw from Crown casino.
An apartment at nearby Freshwater Place currently rents for about $850 per week.
But their triangular Southbank “studio” beneath the Sandridge Bridge costs nothing.
It boasts a double bed on bread crates, a camp cooktop and curtains, and taps power from a nearby mains box for a bedside lamp and a $50 laptop to play DVDs.
A bicycle padlock on the gate offers some sense of security at night.