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HILDA report highlights financial abuse

David Taylor |  30 August 2017

Welfare experts are raising concerns about rising levels of financial abuse among couples in the wake of a national survey showing Australians are suffering from increasing levels of financial stress.

Welfare policy expert Lauren Levin said financial problems usually begin with men, and they often keep their debt a secret.

"They set up their affairs so that the partner doesn't see what's happening," Ms Levin said.



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