Tools and resources

We have helped a lot of Australians who have been in financial difficulty, and we’re here to help you too. We’ve compiled a list of helpful tools and resources designed to help you get back on your feet. 

Help guide:

Home Energy Emergency Assistance Scheme:

If you are struggling to pay your energy bill you may be eligible for a grant.

To find out if you are eligible visit: www.qld.gov.au/community/cost-of-living-support/home-energy-emergency-assistance-scheme

 

Energy and Water Ombudsman:

The Energy and Water Ombudsman Queensland (EWOQ) is a free, fair and independent dispute resolution service for unresolved complaints with your electricity, gas or water supplier.

Visit: www.ewoq.com.au

 

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit:

Elder Abuse is a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust which causes harm or distress to an older person.

To find out more visit: www.eapu.com.au or call 1300 651 192

 

Legal Aid Queensland:

Legal Aid Queensland give legal help to financially disadvantaged people about criminal, family and civil law matters.

Vist: www.legalaid.qld.gov.au or call 1300 651 188

 

Australian Financial Security Authority:

The AFSA manage applications of bankruptcy and personal property securities laws.

To find out more visit: www.afsa.gov.au

 

TICA:

TICA is Australia's largest tenancy history database to the real estate industry. They offer many services including checking the rental history of tenants.

Visit:  www.tica.com.au

 

Moneysmart.gov.au:

Is an online giude to all things financial. They have a wealth of tools and information designed to inform you and help you manage your finances.

Visit: www.moneysmart.gov.au or download the TrackMySPEND App.

 

Budgeting Tool:

Use this budget template to create your own budget today.