'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


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