THESE ARE YOUR
STORIES

#ILostMyHospoShift

September 7, 2020

Sacha

Business hasn’t been able to reopen due to corona and being in a council owned property
September 7, 2020

Alberto

I have been stood down from work because of covid19. I have now been reemployed but with drastically reduced hours. I am now in a position to not be able to cover the cost of my rent and utilities. I am relying on hand out from the Red Cross for food.
September 7, 2020

Giuseppe

I only work one shift, only earning $100
May 29, 2020

Renzo

I don’t have money, so I can’t pay the rent mire than 2 weeks, and I’m not considering food. I bought some food for 2 weeks.
May 29, 2020

Vanessa

I changed jobs at the beginning of the year and the restaurant where I worked was forced to close its doors and started to work only for delivery because of COVID-19 they reduced the number of the team and as I was the last contractor, unfortunately it started with me.
May 29, 2020

Carla

I don’t have a job right now and I still have to pay rent, bills and school fees
May 29, 2020

Minhee

I am one of the massage clinic students. I am struggling to lose my job because of the corona virus. It’s time for someone’s help. Let me make money. I want support
May 29, 2020

Ana Laura

I’m with the Working Holidays Visa currently living in Port Douglas. As all restaurants, bars and cafe are closed two weeks ago I had filled all my paperwork to start working at Pullman this week but I couldn’t. I’m also working at a Company of Catering services for parties and all my shifts have been cancelled. I need to do hospitality jobs or farm jobs to extend my visa but with the restaurant closed and […]
May 29, 2020

YiChieh

Work place closed, I didn’t have any income
May 29, 2020

Stefanie

My restaurant is currently closed and we have no idea when its gonna reopen! With no income, I can’t pay rent, bills, I’m even worried how I’m gonna buy food. Also, My visa expires in may and it cost hips of money!
May 29, 2020

Jessica

I have no job because I’m in hospitality and the club i work at got shut down . I now have to use all my entitlement. So when i have my baby in September I’ll be on limited leave and will have to go back to work after 6 months. Thanks scomo!!!!
May 29, 2020

Alex

My pub has closed down, putting both myself and my partner out of work. My mental health is up and down as it is for now.
May 29, 2020

Alina

The restaurant closed but before that they already cut the hours extremely
May 29, 2020

Pei Fang

It affected me for the rent and life…
May 29, 2020

Ya Yu

I worked in a restaurant, due to COVID-19, numbers of customer were going down rapidly, so that business owner decided to close their shop and dismiss all of employees.
May 29, 2020

Pets

I am not able to pay my whole fortnights rent,bills and food, and this fornight I have gone without any money for the last 8 days! I received $400 for the fortnight from centrelink, but my rent alone is $450 p/f. Emotionally, it is extremely hard to stay positive.
May 29, 2020

Louisa

Chef at a very rich elite private school school has shut
May 29, 2020

Angie

I’ve just rented a house with 3 other people and they’ve lost the jobs also… struggling to pay bills and rent and essential shopping items.
May 29, 2020

Taz

I was offered to go to be stood down on unpaid leave until we can resume operating. 3 days later my contract was terminated. Nothing had been passed onto the employees and frankly their total lack of empathy for their ‘valued’ staff is disgusting.
May 29, 2020

Sophie

I have stopped getting any shifts and the business had to close and let staff go. I have applied for many other jobs over the past 2 weeks and have not heard back from any.
May 29, 2020

Walter

No shifts no money Need a roof over my head Need power need food Stressed anxiety
May 29, 2020

Mark

I cant pay rent and may have to fly back to New Zealand and leave my life in Australia behind with all my possessions and bills
May 29, 2020

Peter

Shut down
May 29, 2020

Peter

Have to apply for centrelink, already surviving week to week, now I have to survive for 3-4 week’s without any support.
May 29, 2020

Nicola

we Had to close down the restaurant and to avoid more spreading of the virus we decided to close for takeaway as well I’m on a bridge visa waiting for the temporary visa to be approved My wife’s a kiwi and she lost her job as well. No help so far for us
May 29, 2020

Selly

Just unsure what is the future outlook of my career, too many people been let go
May 29, 2020

Alex

My work was my some source of income, and as a casual worker that income was in constant flux. Now that I’m out of work I lack the requisite documents to make a welfare claim and the phone system is overloaded. Tough times.
May 29, 2020

Sue

Lost my job totally.
May 29, 2020

Simon

I have been let go just started a new job and 1 month later this all starts
May 29, 2020

JIAHUI

there are less tourists booking the hotel, so i have less workload. i wan t to go to university in the nest year, i need to save money, obviously, it is hard time, i just want to keep safty now.
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