97,000 People with Julie Macken


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By Andrew Morris and Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Recently Julie Macken sat down with a friend who is seeking asylum in Australia. As he relayed to her, himself and 97,000 other people in Australia are struggling beyond belief, barely being able to afford the train to a donated meal. Having lost work, they are relying exclusively on the generosity of other residents and charities stretched to the limit. Recently the Morrison Government committed to tacitly help people maintain their livelihoods through the worst of the pandemic, though 97,000 people seem to have been overlooked for assistance.

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