Student HECS indexation creates more stress for students

Producer: Hayden Lynch

Alarming new Australian Bureau of Statistics data reveals a record number of people are working multiple jobs as households try to keep up with record-high inflation and increasing power prices.

To top it off, students have been slapped with 7.1% indexation of existing HECS debt.

Hayden Lynch met with four students, and a Griffith Uni student council rep, to discuss the recent indexation and what it means for their university studies.

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Griffith University Student Representative Council Marketing and Communications Manager, Sophie O’Brien

Students: Zac Hicks (Redland Bay), Poppy (Wellington Point), Henry (Wellington Point) and Leigh (Ormiston)

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