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Other financial hardship resources

If you are experiencing financial hardship, useful resources are available to you. These include:

The National Debt Helpline have easy to use, step-by-step guides on how to tackle debts - You can also call the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007 to talk to a financial counsellor for free, independent advice about your situation.
The Small Business Debt Helpline is a free financial counselling service for small business owners in financial difficulty. Visit or call 1800 413 828.
Financial Counselling Australia will help you find a financial counselling agency in your area -
ASIC’s ‘MoneySmart’ website provides information and tools to help you make the most of your money -
The ABA’s ‘Financial Hardship’ website can help know what to do if you are experiencing financial difficulties, how your bank can help, where to go for more information and how to apply for help -
The CreditSmart website has information on managing debt and hardship arrangements.

Updated on: 03/05/2023

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