Cost-of-living hits poorest in Canberra hard

Steve Evans
Olivia Ireland
By Steve Evans, and Olivia Ireland
Updated June 20 2022 - 12:21am, first published June 18 2022 - 7:30pm
The cost-of-living squeeze

Rising prices are squeezing the poor so that more of them are turning to food banks for the bare essentials they need just to survive.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

Olivia Ireland

Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered local news, arts, education and business and is beginning her rotation with Federal Politics. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies in November 2021.

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