There is one experience that almost all Newstart recipients might share in common: skipping meals to get by on $40 a day.
- Luke Henriques-Gomes
- The Guardian
The resounding response to a survey of about 500 Newstart and Youth Allowance recipients suggests many are missing multiple meals each week.
As political support grows for an increase to Newstart, the Australian Council of Social Service surveyed people on the payment about how they get by on…