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Need help?


Financial counsellors offer free, independent information, options and advocacy to help people develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to take control of their own financial situation. We provide you with information about possible ways of dealing with financial problems. Your privacy is always respected.

Financial counsellors offer advice on advocacy, negotiations, debt recovery, bills, community, education, budgeting, housing, appeals, bankruptcy, complaints and referrals.

You can talk to a phone financial counsellor from anywhere in Australia by ringing 1800 007 007 (minimum opening hours are 9.30 am – 4.30 pm Monday to Friday). This number will automatically switch through to the service in the State or Territory closest to you.

National Debt Helpline

Call: 1800 007 007

Rural Financial Counsellors

Call: 1300 88 3276


Community Legal Centres




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