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Simon Bradshaw

Simon Bradshaw

Our Reliance On Coal Is Entrenching Poverty Around The World

4 min read

Make no mistake -- the decisions we make today will profoundly impact the lives of communities here and abroad far into the future.

Hidden Faces Of Hunger

Hidden Faces Of Hunger

Going Hungry For A Degree: Meet The 20-Year-Old Who Survives On Pasta And Potatoes

3 min read

"I have a bunch of hacks that help me get fed here at university" -- for Gaby this includes a largely carbohydrate diet and hunting for free food in order to pay rent.

Hidden Faces Of Hunger

Hidden Faces Of Hunger

My Name Is Tjae And I Go To School Hungry

4 min read

At 13 years of age, Tjae knows what it's like to start and end the day hungry.

Politics

Politics

Boosting 'Embarassment' Welfare Payments Would Help Economy

3 min read

Newstart payments haven't increased in 24 years.

Views

Views

Why You Shouldn’t Offer To Buy Food For The Homeless In Lieu Of Change

5 min read

While riding the tram into the city on a recent Saturday night, I overheard a passionate conversation.

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Views

It's Time To Declare Homelessness A State Of Emergency

4 min read

The homelessness crisis in NSW has reached epidemic levels, and I’ve asked the Premier to treat it as a state emergency.

National

National

The Shocking Ways Homeless Women Deal With Their Period

4 min read

Instead of a tampon, imagine using paper towels -- or socks, toilet paper, leaves, or bark -- when you're bleeding from your vagina.

National

National

Youth Homeless Services Struggling Under Demand, Funding Shortages

4 min read

"We’re like a merry-go-round. Kids keep going round and round, with no way off or way out"

Politics

Politics

Top Earners Get As Much In Two Weeks As Poorest Do In A Year

4 min read

"It’s a struggle to do even the most basic things"

Politics

Politics

People On Centrelink Can Afford Literally Zero Percent Of Rental Properties In Australia

5 min read

'This is now our most critical social infrastructure crisis.'

Politics

Politics

Newstart Recipients On Just $17 A Day After Housing Costs, Salvos Say

4 min read

Salvation Army warns of "devastating hardship" faced by many on welfare payments.