Other financial options
If you need a lump sum amount of money there are options you may be able to access.
Good Shepherd Microfinance offers no interest or low interest loans. These loans are for essential goods and services.
If you’re in severe financial hardship or affected by coronavirus, you may be able to access your superannuation early. If you’re in severe financial hardship, contact your super fund to find out your options. If you’re affected by coronavirus, the Australian Taxation Office has information about early release of super.
There are also tools and services that can help you manage your money.
Page last updated: 9 November 2020
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