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#ILostMyHospoShift

May 29, 2020

Joshua

I’ve lot my job
May 29, 2020

Chuck

No work, no income to pay rent. Also I’m an international student who had uni fee about 13000 upcoming to pay in few months. I’ve been trying to find a job in my study area which is social work but it’s difficult.
May 29, 2020

Oswald

I am student and I can’t leave the country as it’ll affect my study. And now the job losing give me more pressure as I have to cover my tuition, rent, daily pension.
May 29, 2020

Juliana

Understandably, all resturants had to close to reduce the spread of this virus. I expect I will be welcomed back when the restrictions lift, however until then I must be able to pay my rent and bills on Centrelink payments alone. My monthly rent is over half of this payment and my power bills will be higher since I am spending more time at home. Slowly, my hard earned savings, which would have helped me […]
May 29, 2020

Glenn

Work is limited to take away. I now can’t pay rent/utilities you name it.
May 29, 2020

Jade

I was terminated effective immediately on 23/03/2020. I now have no money for food bills or rent.
May 29, 2020

Janelle

I have lost all shifts at work and I am now worried I won’t be able to pay bills or rent
May 29, 2020

Nitish

I work in a fine dine in restuarant and the timing of thwt restuarnt reduced from 5 to 9 only instead of 11 to 9
May 29, 2020

Lydia

My full Time job was made redundant effectively from the 23.03.2020 without any option to discuss a temporary option of made stops down. As a temporary visa holder my visa is linked to my employment contract. I am disappointed in the way my employer let down his staff without even considering another option to stood down partly of his staff.
May 29, 2020

Barry

I am an adult apprentice working in a pub, which has left me up shit creek. I was just getting by,pay rent and bills and support my unemployed wife on an apprentice’s wage. Now my apprenticeship is suspended. Centrelink won’t cover my bills.
May 29, 2020

Paula

I’m afraid because i have to pay for accommodation, food and school and without a job I won’t be able to do it
May 29, 2020

Alejandra

All my shifts were cut out due to the virus outbreak and I can’t find another job. I’m stuck at home with my bills still running.
May 29, 2020

Conor

After the shut down of all pubs I haven’t been able to work and therefore my entire income has been lost
May 29, 2020

Maria

I was stood down by the company and since I am a temporary visa holder, I am not eligible to receive any funding assistance from the government and my visa only allows me to work for the company that sponsored my visa. I am unable to do any other work and I am afraid that I may not be able to pay my rent if this goes on for more than a month
May 29, 2020

Cecilia

I used to work 60/70 hs per week (i got two jobs). I loose both jobs because of corona virus. Im casual employee. Im living in lorne, there are no many shops open at the moment.
May 29, 2020

Gabrielle

I hold a temporary visa (student 500) and work for a registered club that had to close due to lockdown law. I am unemployed at the moment, still having to pay my rent and groceries to survive, unable to find another job as my experience is in hospitality and everything is close. Even so, I tried applying for supermarket positions but no success, it is really hard to find a job at the moment and […]
May 29, 2020

Zac

Work has shut down and now I am pretty well f***ed
May 29, 2020

Sonya

All shifts for casual staff have been cancelled indefinitley, and we probs won’t get the jobkeeper payment as we are owned by the state government.
May 29, 2020

Mamica

I worked at a cafe at the international airport in sydney. I lost my job over a month ago. I am not a pr or resident and not getting any help from the government.
May 29, 2020

Darren

All Events have been cancelled
May 29, 2020

jason

just got back from holiday to no shifts and no holiday pay
May 29, 2020

Estefania

I lost my job. I haven’t found a job yet. I can’t afford the plane ticket to go back to my country. Also, my visa will be expired soon.
May 29, 2020

Palwasha

I work at tibas lebanese restaurant but dur to covid i lost my job and shifts, i am not going to work since last week and have no money
May 29, 2020

Lily

My workplace had to close and therefore all the staff got let go. As an international student I am not able to get any benefits from the government. This means I have no way of getting an income.
May 29, 2020

Haruka

I work for a small take away shop but we had to decide to close our shop for temporary until further notice.
May 29, 2020

Beatrice

All my shifts have been cancelled and the 2 places I work at is not operating either at the moment. The owner at one place did call to check up on me and offered to keep me on their books, even though I had just started with them for a month. The other, being an International company just sent us updates on Covid19, and told us to stay safe but no mention about the stimulus […]
May 29, 2020

Edwin

I have a sponsorship for 4 years. My job got lay off. I cant apply for a loan, another job (there’s none) I cant go back. I am stucked. Help
May 29, 2020

Alejandro

I work as a head chef at a hotel, and because of the current situation there was not many customers, so the owner close down the restaurant and cafe, and send the staff home stood down. In my case i dont know whats going to happen, as i have a sponsor visa, but not permanent residency yet, and i have my wife and 1 year old son as my dependants. Right now with no income.
May 29, 2020

Jacob

I am no longer employed. Lost my bartending job at a local Melbourne brewery.
May 29, 2020

Vanessa

I lost my work, because of the covid 19 the place that I was working is know closed. So now I don’t have a job, we ( 1 year old baby and my husband) Don’t have any Australian Goverment support cause we are not citizens and also we Don’t have for the moment any support from our country. We have to pay for rent, public services, Private insurance ( is a condition for the visa), […]
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