Nothing about us without us: Anti-poverty conference hears from those living below the line


Living in cars, struggling with mental health and dealing with crushing self-doubt are only a few of the many challenges faced by people living in poverty.

A number of them came together at Anti Poverty Network SA‘s annual conference this week to discuss the issues and identify solutions.

All agree that a significant start would be an increase to Newstart allowance, which at the moment is not enough to meet their very simplest but essential needs like food, shelter and warmth.

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