Jeremy Poxon of the Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union (AUWU) talks about the basic truth that powers unemployment in this country.
The government’s negative response to the country’s growing poverty figures highlights the largesse of apathy toward our most vulnerable.
Did Australia miss the point of SBS’ “Struggle Street”? Perhaps, but for Eric Thorpe, the show reflects the importance of poverty and homelessness support services in Australia.
Like many uni students converging on campuses for another year, Cindy Hoang won’t sacrifice her dreams for big end of town wages but wonders if this attitude is creating a new class of “privileged poor”?
Maria Tedeschi learns a valuable lesson about the homeless from her son Christian – that anyone can help, even a nine-year-old. #OutoftheHeartsofBabes