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(Student) Bank Balance Confessions: the 27-year-old Commuting from the Hunter and Living on $222.50 of Centrelink a Week

By Cameron Cripps-Kennedy Last week, The Cusp published a spending diary of a 33-year-old Eastern Suburbs woman earning $775 a week. On a Facebook post linking the article, partner site, Junkee, asked: “What does it look like to live week-to-week in Sydney?” Yet, for the writer, living “week-to-week” means soy …

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