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The important role of charity in the welfare system for those who are food insecure

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 11 July 2019

This study examines the impact of changes in the Australian welfare sustem during John Howard's regime and as a result of ongoing changes to the eligibility criteria. As a result of pressure on household food insecurity, many are now reliant on charities. The article discusses the rammifications of this "inexpensive policy alternative" to providing an adequate standard of living for welfare-dependent households.

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12916

McKay, F. and Lindberg, R. The important role of charity in the welfare system for those who are food insecure. Australian and New Zealand Jornal of Public Health, 9 July, 2019 [Epub ahead of print]