Personal experiences of being on Cashless welfare Card interview with Emilie

Thursday, 5 November 2020 - 8:58pm
Cashless welfare card Indue stigma and experiences of discrimination and difficulty paying rent

Emilie speaks on "the Feed' which was a live community forum for people on the cashless welfare card to share their experiences and support one another, while having to experience the hardships and injustices of being placed upon a cashless welfare card. Emilie speaks poignantly about how cashless welfare card has caused her stigma, impacted her ability to pay rent and caused stressors to her mental health. Over the Wall is thankful to Emilie for sincerely telling a story that is common to tens of thousands of people's experiences who have been placed on the cashless welfare card. 

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