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phys.org, Friday 7 June 2019
Two-thirds of disadvantaged families struggle to feed their children a balanced meal because they can’t afford to, according to a study led by The University of Western Australia.
The 100 Families WA study, which aims to understand disadvantage and poverty, found around 80 percent of disadvantaged households did not have stable access to food that met their nutritional requirements.
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ABC Radio, Thursday 6 June 2019
Most Australians know what it’s like to juggle bills and mortgage repayments or rent, but what if you had to decide who you could afford to feed in your family each night?
According to a West Australian study, it’s a reality for a significant number of disadvantaged households.
Listen to the full interview here.
Pro Bono Australia, Friday 7 June 2019
More than 80 per cent of disadvantaged families in Perth cannot afford to buy healthy food for their children, new research shows.
The survey of 400 Perth families receiving support from a community services agency found 17 per cent of parents regularly went without food for an entire day because they didn’t have enough money, while 13 per cent of kids were forced to skip meals.
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