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Charity Loses its Swagger

The highly-awarded founder of Queensland charity Street Swags – which provides lightweight and waterproof sleeping bags for the homeless – has resigned and is facing civil court action over her alleged handling of the charity’s funds.

A media report by the Daily Telegraph said Street Swags founder Jean Madden was alleged to have given her partner a half-a-million dollar contract and spent $170,000 of the charity’s money.

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