Anti-Tourism Tour

Tent City


This audio recording is part of the #EverySordidDetail project.

Controversy swirls around tent city, “informed” by a popular media that uncritically repeats false talking points about “gang activity” and hostile encounters with the citizens. What began as an opportunity to to advocate for housing and for unprecedented contact between service providers and the homeless, would soon become a police state involving 12 hour shifts of intimidation, “just waiting for probable cause.” The homeless remain homeless and the controversy shifts to a new locale, a new tent city.

Tent City, Victoria
Location of the anti-tourism tour, Victoria.