'Trying to survive': students skip meals to afford regional placements

Emily Anderson
Updated April 16 2024 - 9:34am, first published 6:30am
University students Jessica Gale, Milly Lynch and Isaac Wattenberg have experienced financial stress from unpaid placements. Pictures supplied
University students Jessica Gale, Milly Lynch and Isaac Wattenberg have experienced financial stress from unpaid placements. Pictures supplied

By day, Milly attends classes and by night she's sleeping in her van.

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Emily Anderson

Emily is a reporter for The Daily Advertiser in the Riverina, NSW. Originally from Sydney, Emily has previously worked across Western Sydney and Regional NSW. Making the move to Wagga in February 2024, she is excited to learn the ins and outs of the Riverina. Got a story? Flick an email to emily.anderson@austcommunitymedia.com.au Follow on insta @emilywyanderson

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