FINANCIAL MATTERS

31 King Street, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia

Provides information, support and minor assistance for people experiencing financial difficulties. Whole of Tasmania service. This is not a crisis service. Services offered are free.

Financial helpline 1800 007 007.

56 Cecilia Street, Saint Helens, Tasmania, Australia

Provides information, support and minor assistance for people experiencing financial difficulties. Whole of Tasmania service. This is not a crisis service. Services offered are free.

Financial Helpline 1800 007 007.

36 Main Road, Glenorchy TAS 7010, Australia

Provides information, support and minor assistance for people experiencing financial difficulties. Whole of Tasmania service. This is not a crisis service. Services offered are free.

Financial Helpline 1800 007 007.

18 Watchorn Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Provides information, support and minor assistance for people experiencing financial difficulties. Whole of Tasmania service. This is not a crisis service. Services offered are free.

Financial Helpline 1800 007 007.

122 Elizabeth Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Provides information, support and minor assistance for people experiencing financial difficulties. Whole of Tasmania service. This is not a crisis service. Services offered are free.

Financial Helpline 1800 007 007.

66 Cameron Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Provides financial advice and assistance with debt agreements, bankruptcy. Services Northern Tasmania. will provide some brief phone advice free of charge. Will charge a fee for assistance with bankruptcy, debt agreements or personal insolvency agreements based on income and the amount of debt.

An independent Government agency who provide information to consumers on debt and bankruptcy.

Operates Monday – Friday: 8.30am – 8pm.

 

Australia wide organisation which provides general information to all people considering bankruptcy. Bankruptcy consultants will provide advice on individual options and the best solution to the individual’s financial problems. Will charge a fee depending on level of income, size of debt and what type of assistance is given.

Telephone operator will make appointment for client to attend office or will provide assistance over the phone.

Telephone operator will make appointment for client to attend office or will provide assistance over the phone.

Tasmania, Australia

Telephone operator will make appointment for client to attend office or will provide assistance over the phone.

Tasmania, Australia

Telephone operator will make appointment for client to attend office or will provide assistance over the phone.

Telephone operator will make appointment for client to attend office or will provide assistance over the phone.

Telephone operator will make appointment for client to attend office or will provide assistance over the phone.

Telephone operator will make appointment for client to attend office or will provide assistance over the phone.

Telephone operator will make appointment for client to attend office or will provide assistance over the phone.

Telephone operator will make appointment for client to attend office or will provide assistance over the phone.

Tasmania, Australia

Emergency payments, advances on allowances & pensions for people who have been recipients for at least 3 mths. One off crisis payments equivalent to 2 weeks benefits for women who have fled home due to domestic violence. Paid immediately on the day or within 2 days if paid into an account. Callers should ask for one of the social workers.

Level 13 Waterfront Place 1 Eagle Street Brisbane Qld 4000

The Institute of chartered Accountants in Australia is the professional body representing chartered accountants in Australia. Deals with enquiries and complaints about accountants.

Australia

Responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provides access to social, health and other payments and services.

Tasmania, Australia

Telephone advice service provided by Hobart Community Legal Service for consumers covering problems related to debt, bankruptcy, credit cards, sales, mortgages, credit reporting, loans, credit contracts. Callers will be advised of their rights and options.

In appropriate circumstances callers will be referred to community groups. Callers are asked to leave a message on answering machine and an advocate will return their call as soon as possible.

1800 138 4221800 138 422
(02) 9273 8440

The Credit Ombudsman Service provides consumers and financial service providers with an accessible, independant and fair dispute resolution service. Free service to consumers.

37 Maintongoon Road NEERIM VIC 3831

Provides free of charge, independant dispute resolution services to members of participating credit unions. Assists credit unions and their members resolve disputes that have not been resolved through the credit union’s internal dispute resolution.

Address complaints to: Credit Union Dispute Manager, CUDRC, GPO Box 3, Melbourne, VIC, 3001

Suite 403, Level 4 151 Castlereagh Street Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

The Customer Owned Banking Association is owned by its 95 member institutions: 77 credit unions, 6 building societies, 11 mutual banks and 1 other; and represents 13 friendly societies though the Friendly Societies of Australia and a number of affiliate members.

COBA provides representation and advocacy for its members to:

  • federal and state governments;
  • regulators, such as APRA and ASIC;
  • the media;
  • industry and consumer groups; and
  • the general public and other stakeholders.

 

6/179 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

FCA is the peak body for financial counsellors in Australia. Whilst FCA’s role is to support financial counsellors, it will advocate on behalf of clients of financial counsellors for a fairer marketplace that will prevent financial problems in the first place.

By ringing this number you can speak to a financial counsellor, this number will automatically switch through to the service in the State or Territory closest to you.

Opening hours are : 9.30am – 4.30pm.

Level 4 75 Castlereagh Street Sydney NSW 2000

The FPA is the peak professional body for Australia’s financial planners. It aims to raise the professional standards of financial planning in Australia, with the aim of protecting consumers from unethical practices and safeguarding their best interests.

Tasmania, Australia

Gamblers Online is provided by Turning Point in Victoria and is funded by an agreement between the Australian Government and all state and territory governments.

Gambling help online provides: 24/7 availability of chat and email counselling and support services, availability of professional counsellors with expertise in problem gambling and online services, integration with state based 24/7 telephone services and face to face counselling, provision of extensive website content, self help information and weblinks for additional support.

State Govt, $28.00 heating allowance paid twice yearly to assist eligible aged, disability, sole parent, carer, service and widow pensioners with heating costs.

97a York Street, Launceston, TAS, 7250, Australia

The LCLC provides free general legal advice and assistance to Tasmania’s most vulnerable people.

LCLC funding is provided by both Federal and State Governments, therefore income tests do apply in most instances.

At first a 45 minute, one off legal advice session is provided to clients, which can include but is not limited to, such matters as wills, power of attorney, debt, contract, consumer rights, boundary fences, restraint orders, employment or unfair dismissal issues, family law issues, welfare rights issues and disability discrimination issues.

A free After Hours Drop-In Clinic each Wednesday from 5:30pm to 7:00pm provides legal assistance from volunteer local private practitioners – the clinic operates on a first come-first serve basis.

The clinic is NOT asset or income tested.

Tasmania, Australia

Responsible for the collection and enforcement of Court fines, fines imposed by traffic infringement notices and enforcement of certain monetary penalties imposed by the Magistrates Court and Supreme Court.

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