Money Alarming amount of Aussie families going without food

05:15  16 april  2018
05:15  16 april  2018 Source:   MSN

Oakden families hailed for age care reform

  Oakden families hailed for age care reform The families of residents poorly cared for at Adelaide's scandal-plagued Oakden nursing home have been hailed for helping drive aged care reforms.Some "brave and tenacious" families caught up in Adelaide's Oakden nursing home scandal have been hailed for driving aged care reforms including the introduction of a powerful new watchdog.

The massive amounts of food and drink is both refreshing and horrifying- the value is great I have even heard some people here refer to African Americans as “negros” which I found quite alarming . Now I live in QLD so take that for what its worth but everyone is white. I went to my Aussie

· ‘ Alarming ’ Amount Of Aussie Mums Don’t Have Life Cover. Take The Time To Protect Yourself And Your Family Telegraph Reports Shocking Statistics Of AU Adults Without Proper Life Coverage. I'm the Christmas coupon queen! 20-year-old bargain hunter has festive food , decorations and

More Australian families are going without food on a daily basis as the cost of living soars.

According to a new report by Foodbank, an alarming 22 percent of Australian children have lived in a food insecure home in the past 12 months.

The astonishing figure equates to more than 1-in-5 Aussie kids and experts are worried.

“Absolutely shocking statistics,” Michael Rose, Foodbank’s CEO, said.

“This latest research proves the situation is far more common than once imagined.”

Minimum cost of raising a child is now $140 a week

  Minimum cost of raising a child is now $140 a week The cost of raising children has risen sharply over the past two decades.Research published by the Australian Institute of Family studies on Tuesday sets an updated benchmark for the weekly cost of raising children in unemployed and low-income families. It finds the minimum cost of raising one child ranges from $140 to $170 a week.

It is very satisfying to know that our hard work is helping to keep at least one more Aussie family Oh, and surviving our first ‘Season’ without any major or costly mishaps was a pretty good feeling too!! First and foremost, hope we don’t go broke and be evicted from the family Christmas table!!!!

The best advise,for those who cannot live without their hamburgers or chocolate bars,is to limit the amount of junk food they eat.A little now and then will probably do no harm.But why have our eating habits changed? "It's lack of time and loss of tradition",says one expert. Another alarming thing about

So desperate is the problem becoming, many parents are going to extraordinary lengths just to put forward on the table for their children.

“A lot of the families that are in that situation, the parents will go without eating a meal,” Mr Rose said.

“In some instance parents won’t eat for the entire day.”

The report also highlights many children are being sent to school without food, causing serious social problems.

“For many it’s embarrassing and it takes a huge toll on the way a child goes about their day-to-day life.”

Queensland mum Kimi Muliage is encouraging parents and children who can’t afford food, to get assistance.

“Don’t be ashamed,” she said.

“You need help and you should ask for it.”

Mrs Muliage recently went through her own battle, when her family went from a two income household to one.

“We were managing to start with, but when the older children came home due to work, that’s when we started to struggle,” she said.

“Sometimes we’d only have one big meal a day, because it was easier to not pay for food in order to keep a roof over our heads.”

Realising her family needed help, Kimi went to her local foodbank - a place where she now volunteers.

“Joy returned to our lives,” she said.

“We make a point, that anyone who comes to foodbank, we don’t want them to be ashamed.”

For more information, please visit

Jennifer Lawrence Has A New Boyfriend, Gene Stupnitsky .
Jennifer Lawrence Has A New Boyfriend, Gene Stupnitsky, And You’re Definitely A Fan Of Him.This morning the Daily Mail reported that Lawrence was spotted out "on a date" with a "mystery guy." There may have been absolutely zero confirmation about whether it was a legitimate date or just a simple stroll with a mate, but we still wanted to know who the mystery man was.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!