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Food insecurity can serve as a precursor to both poverty and chronic disease. The TTPN survey results reveal that just as financial stress remains an issue for many, we should acknowledge that food security is an issue in Australia that requires more attention.
The Inflation Gauge recorded higher prices for September, in addition to a rise in the cost of living.
Australians have experienced substantial increases in their cost of living over the past few months. The survey results reveal that many Australians are drawing on their savings, as well as skimping on food and energy usage, with single-parent households struggling the most.
Read this article in The Conversation by Prof Guay Lim and Assoc Prof Viet Nguyen from the Melbourne Institute.