Almost half of Perth suffering economic stress

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A new FACTBase report released by the Committee for Perth has found that people living in 19 of Perth and Peel’s 40 local areas have experienced an increase in economic stress over recent years. The hardest hit families are living in Armadale, Stirling, Murray, Waroona, Wanneroo, Mandurah, Gosnells, Canning and Serpentine-Jarrahdale.

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The Committee For Perth acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.