Cuts to asylum seeker welfare create surge in demand for food and housing

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) said in a report released on Tuesday that the cuts had already led to a huge surge in demand for food and accommodation.

“The ASRC has been inundated with requests for housing and cannot meet the demand,” the report said. “Families are currently increasingly at risk of homelessness.”

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/apr/23/asylum-seeker-welfare-cuts-surge-in-demand-for-food-and-housing-report-says?mc_cid=df63ebd5c0&mc_eid=63743e84d5