The women the budget forgot

'It feels like poverty. It feels like buying some groceries and loo roll, and realising the money is almost gone, says Amanda.'

'A report from Homelessness Australia last year found couch surfing among older women had almost doubled over the past four years, and there has been a similar rise in the number of older women sleeping in cars.'

Miki Perkins,senior journalist and Social Affairs Editor writes for The Age

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