37,000 live off less than $500 a week in Canberra

Sherryn Groch
By Sherryn Groch
Updated May 7 2019 - 11:19pm, first published May 6 2019 - 2:00pm

Almost 26,000 Canberrans are living below the poverty line, a new report has found, as calls grow for more affordable housing and an increase to national welfare payments.

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Sherryn Groch

Sherryn Groch

Journalist

Sherryn is a journalist at The Canberra Times, with a special interest in education and social affairs.

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