Advice on finances during COVID

During challenging times, making financial decisions can feel overwhelming. There's support and services available to help you. Moneysmart is an Australian Government site that provides non-specific advice on making financial decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Early access to super
People affected by the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible to apply to access up to $10,000 of their super in 2019-20 and a further $10,000 in 2020-21.

Your super is your retirement savings. Consider all your options before you apply to access your super.

Protect yourself from scams
Watch out for scammers who try to take advantage of coronavirus (COVID-19). Scams can take many forms. Be wary of offers to assist you access your superannuation or high-return investment opportunities.

Dealing with cancellations and refunds
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) provides the latest information on consumer rights, travel and event cancellations in relation to COVID-19.

COVID-19 financial assistance - info on support available

Living on a reduced income - some practical steps to manage your spending and keep on top of your bills

Problems paying your mortgage - your lender;s financial hardship programs will help you during tough times

Urgent help with money - Government and community assistance to help you make ends meet

And more.

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Updated: 12/05/2020

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