It is fair to say that the majority of West Australians are feeling the pinch of increases to electricity, gas and water prices over the past few years. Not only have we experienced growing utility prices, we have also seen price rises for; groceries, fuel, rent, and the majority of other living expenses.
For a growing number of West Australians the increases in cost of living have meant many face a daily struggle to meet the needs of their families. Within the services of Midland Information Debt & Legal Advocacy Service Inc (MIDLAS) it has become evident to MIDLAS staff that families are struggling to make ends meet. Many individuals are faced with having to make the decision of whether to pay their weekly rent or to put food on the table. The consequences of theses decisions can be disastrous.| | | Next → |