Australian housing and mental health


This ABC article was light on details on how Australia got into this current situation, though I’m glad it acknowledged this:

… financial worries could also have implications for mental health.

Clara and I are DINKs with no debts and comfortable incomes, and even we’re reviewing our power bills and other expenses. I can’t imagine the anguish of figuring out whether to stay warm, eat, or pay rent.

This is how we fail our society’s most vulnerable people.

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