Poverty rates in Newstart households rising, Centre for Social Research and Methods report finds

Sally Whyte
Updated September 21 2019 - 10:00pm, first published September 15 2019 - 5:00am

Households surviving on government allowances such as Newstart or Youth Allowance are twice as likely to be living in poverty than 25 years ago, new research shows.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

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