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‘A crisis is coming’: Buy-now-pay-later services target vulnerable young women

Luke Michael, Thursday, 14th March 2019 -  Buy-now-pay-later schemes like Afterpay have revolutionised the way Australians shop. But as Luke Michael reports, these services are also sending vulnerable young women into

Research Shows Vulnerable Australians Caught in Vicious Debt Cycle

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 18th October 2017 -  Vulnerable Australians are “drowning in debt” struggling to overcome financial woes that are being magnified by attempts to manage the issues via increased debt and gambling, according

HILDA Spotlights Changing Attitudes to Same Sex Couples and a Love of Lotto

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 2nd August 2017 -  The longest running survey of Australia’s population known as HILDA has revealed a major shift in attitudes towards equality for same sex couples, a “surprising” rise in mortgage

Video Showcases Centrelink Bogus Debts Clawback Fiasco

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 1st February 2017 -  A tongue-in-cheek video is being used by a peak body to shine a light on the “ludicrousness” of the so-called “Centrelink bogus debts clawback fiasco”. Victorian Council of Social

Disability Sector Joins Calls for a Halt to Centrelink ‘Fiasco’

Wendy Williams, Friday, 6th January 2017 -  The disability sector has backed calls for the Centrelink debt recovery “fiasco” to be suspended immediately amid concerns about the impact it is having on people with disability.

Impact Investment the Word on the STREAT

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 12th February 2014 -  The site of a former brothel loaned to Melbourne social enterprise STREAT at five dollars per year for the next 50 years has enabled the youth homelessness organisation to build on

NFP Partners with ANZ on Debt Advice Pilot

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th October 2010 -  ANZ Banking group is partnering with Not for Profit welfare group, Kildonan Uniting Care to pilot a free, independent debt advice service and an early assistance program to support…

IMF Cancels Haiti Debt

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 22nd July 2010 -  The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cancelled Haiti’s outstanding debt equivalent to US$268 million and approved a new three-year program to…

Australian Household Debt -A Juggling Act!

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th December 2004 -  Australians’ love affair with debt has developed to the point where we are now spending more than we earn, according to the latest AMP.NATSEM Income and Wealth Report released in December.…
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