Share Your Story

Life on Newstart: Share your story

While the statistics around Newstart and poverty in Australia are startling, first-hand accounts are vital to give voice to those affected, to build understanding and to inspire change.

We’re collecting people’s experiences of what it’s like to live on Newstart. No matter how long you’ve been on it, or your reasons why, we’d love to hear your story.

Share Your Story

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