Bendigo women and young people suffer greatest unemployment while COVID-19 disrupts lives

The definition of unemployment according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics is ‘someone who during a specific period was not employed for one hour or more, is actively seeking work, and is currently available to work’. Figures from the Bendigo…

Working parents home-schooling are suffering high levels of mental stress

Many parents are multi-tasking and barely keeping their heads above water as they try to be the best they can while carrying full-time roles of parenting, teaching, and working in either full-time or part-time employment. There are some frightening figures…