Scurvy, Rickets, Really Australia?

Victorian-era diseases,
Two hundred fifty thousand
Hungry children,
Forty per cent families
Food insecure,
Bloated Commonwealth Banks!

Climate emergency,
Fossil fuel profiteering,
Mortgage rate spikes,
Soaring food prices,
Skipping meals
Cinching belts,
Ravenous youngsters
Thwart’d growth plates,
Demise of inanition.

© 2023 Reese Halter
Agitate. Disrupt. Defend.

In 2023, Commonwealth Bank CEO Matt Comyn was paid $10.4 million – a $3.4 million pay rise from the year earlier.

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