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“There’s no sunshine”: Australians feel the bite of an unprecedented food crisis

According to Foodbank, more Australians are relying on food relief than ever before, leaving support systems straining under the pressure. Mustafa Nuristani reports on a season of despair for many.

Video report by Mustafa Nuristani


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THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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