The finding was released in an interim report by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission today.
Nicola Young says she’s received abusive messages since the comment, but she told 1 NEWS this is a valid problem.
The 27-year-old died from a serious head injury, with police and the coroner initially accepting her boyfriend's explanation she had fallen from his car.
A recent pay equity settlement is expected to fuel the crisis, widening the wage gap by up to 50 per cent.
The latest figures show the city is one of the worst in the country and the Council acknowledges it needs to do help make it easier for households.