Struggle Street

October 2019

October 30, 2019

Expired 3.0 131 x
Has life improved for those living on Struggle Street, six months since filming stopped? Marc Fennell travels to the NSW Riverina to find out how people in the 2019 instalment feel about their future.

Season 3 Episode 4

4.0 39 x
In this emotional final episode, there are celebrations for twins Cody and Bree’s 5th birthday, and their first day at school. But it’s a bittersweet moment for Dad Ricky. He’s missed yet another family milestone as he’s away on the road trying to make enough money to meet Cody’s medical bills. Meanwhile, 45-year-old Rodne...

Season 3 Episode 3

3.0 51 x
Peta and Ricky live in a small town in the Riverina and are parents to five-year-old twins Cody and Bree. Cody also has Dent’s Disease, a chronic kidney condition that also affects his speech and physical development. Cody’s condition requires constant medical attention - including regular specialist visits as far away as ...

Season 3 Episode 2

4.0 90 x
Wagga residents Katherine and Mason are recovering from the break-in that left their Housing Commission home trashed. Determined to make their home a safe haven, they’ve opened their doors to other young Wagga residents facing struggles of their own.

Season 3 Episode 1

2.0 192 x
We meet individuals and families from different parts of the New South Wales Riverina area who are facing a range of challenges - from homelessness, to drought, and a crime wave that’s swept through parts of Wagga Wagga. Mason and Katherine live in the Wagga suburb of Tolland with their two-year-old daughter Suzianna. Afte...

Season 2 Episode 1

Expired 3.0 58 x
The new series of Struggle Street offers a raw and unflinching portrayal of struggle and hardship in Australia. In episode one, we meet Australians from diverse backgrounds facing a range of challenges, from unemployment to addiction and a lack of housing. Single mother Norma is facing homelessness and Kiwi shelter residen...

Season 2 Episode 2

Expired 3.0 22 x
After 22 years, factory worker Nick faces an uncertain future following the closure of the Ford plant and single mother Tamara finds herself the victim of a vocational training loan scam. Meanwhile, neighbour Allan is struggling after racking up over $30,000 in payday loans and police are sent in to remove Norma and her fa...

Season 2 Episode 3

Expired 3.0 22 x
Michael finds himself at war with his brother as they try to deal with their mother's will and Allan is trying to get his new landscaping business up and running - but it's one step forward and two steps back as he battles bureaucracy and his creditors chasing unpaid loans. In Brisbane's south-west, Jarrod and Sharon are a...

Season 2 Episode 4

Expired 3.7 78 x
At 55 years of age, Sue's been told she has four weeks to leave her home. With little money, and a growing public housing waiting list, she faces the very real prospect of homelessness. Kiwi parents Jarrod and Sharon agree to part ways in an attempt to clean up their lives, as welfare authorities are called. Meanwhile, thi...

Season 2 Episode 5

Expired 4.7 258 x
Jarrod and his two eldest children find themselves on the streets and struggle to get emergency assistance. Nearby, Sue is battling housing authorities as she attempts to find alternative accommodation, and mother and daughter Michelle and Jess are coming to terms with life on the poverty line. Michelle has had to leave he...