Newstart desperation has Salvos under pump

By Sarah McPhee
Updated May 23 2018 - 12:11am, first published 12:05am
The government needs to consider increasing the Newstart allowance, say the Salvos.
The government needs to consider increasing the Newstart allowance, say the Salvos.

Newstart recipients have $17 a day to live off once their accommodation is paid for, leaving them under extreme housing stress, paying bills late and struggling to feed themselves and their families, research shows.

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