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Battle for survival below poverty line

Posted by: 2UE | 30 August, 2012 - 8:58 AM
Unemployment skyrocketing in Western Sydney suburbs

A daily battle for survival is being fought from below the poverty line according to Dr John Falzon of St Vincent de Paul. Jason Morrison discusses a limit on dole payments, and level of Newstart allowance.

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