'Sick, but not sick enough: surviving on Newstart with a chronic illness is hell'
Stacey Thomson shares her experience of navigating the social security system while living with endometriosis.
“Two years ago I had to leave a job I loved. Since then I’ve had to fight for my rights in a social system that fails sick people.”
“I don’t qualify for the DSP but Newstart “isn’t designed for sick people.” And almost one-third of those on Newstart are in my position.”
Read the full opinion piece via The Guardian Australia: Sick, but not sick enough: surviving on Newstart with a chronic illness is hell