27 Jan 2022

School uniforms beyond many parents' budgets in new year

From First Up, 5:42 am on 27 January 2022

With schools going back next week, uniforms shops around the country are full of ashen-faced parents watching their bank balances dwindle after they hit "enter" on the Eftpos machine. And a children's charity says the cost of school uniforms is now beyond the budgets of many families, who are increasingly reaching out for financial support. Ella Stewart reports