On any given day in Australia, more than half a million households are struggling to put food on the table, and on a typical day, 306,000 households receive help from food relief organisations.
The figures are shocking for a country like Australia. The report shows that the top two barriers to accessing food relief from services are shame or embarrassment and the belief that others are in greater need of assistance. Foodbank says life happens to us all, and they are here for everyone. Foodbank is appealing to businesses and concerned people to help break down the stigma by sharing the report within their circles, or on social media.