A sign posted outside a Bank of Melbourne branch in Footscray that called a rough sleeper "inconsiderate" has sparked outrage. The homeless person had been sheltering in the entrance of the bank.
The sign read: "Due to an inconsiderate person using the foyer as a place to live and litter, we are having to close this part of the branch until further notice".
The bank's Facebook page was inundated with customers calling the bank "out of touch" with the struggles of people experiencing disadvantage.
A representative for the bank apologised for the offending sign and said it would be taken down.