The cost of living crisis and job scarcity have a significant impact on South Asians in Victoria. Financial hardship can have take a toll on physical and mental health, jeopardising people's quality of life, and sense of safety and security. There are resources available for people and families dealing with financial hardship.
A government website with tips and tools to help make the most of your finances, including a DIY budget toolkit, how to manage your money, or deal with credit or debt.
A service providing free financial counseling to help individuals manage their finances, deal with debt, and plan for the future.
Phone: 1800 134 139
A budget planner to help you control your monthly income and expenses.
A program that provides individuals on low income with access to safe, fair, and affordable credit without incurring interest
Phone: 1300 709 904