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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

Domestic Violence Victims Offered Lifesaving Loans

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 21st November 2018 -  A charity-run interest free loan program, helping women fleeing family violence get back on their feet, has welcomed a $14.9 million boost from the federal government, which will

Financial Inclusion Program Completes First Phase

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 7th March 2018 -  A program helping three million Australians affected by financial exclusion has completed its first phase, with the backing of 30 organisations across the government, business,

NFP Partners with NAB to Launch Low-cost Small Loan Alternative

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 6th February 2018 -  A national not for profit has teamed up with NAB to launch a small loan alternative offering low-cost finance solutions, after new research revealed more than one in five Australian

Good Money Microfinance Celebrates Five Years of Three-Way Partnership

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 5th September 2017 -  Not for profit Good Shepherd Microfinance says the fifth anniversary of its low or no-interest Good Money shops, now operating in three states, has proved the worth of the three-way

Calls for Family Violence Victims to Access Super

Wendy Williams, Monday, 19th June 2017 -  Victims and survivors of family violence should be able to access their superannuation as a “band aid” measure, according to industry superfund HESTA which is calling for “urge

Calls for NFPs to Help Uninsured Australia

Wendy Williams, Monday, 10th April 2017 -  Those who can’t afford insurance are being left without a “vital safety net”, according to a new report which claims the not-for-profit sector could help boost coverage for those

Community and Financial Services Sectors Unite to Fight Financial Exclusion

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 16th November 2016 -  The community and financial services sectors have come together in a bid to combat financial exclusion which is leaving millions of Australians, particularly women, at risk of poverty,

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Five Top Tips for NFP Innovation

Renee Hancock, Thursday, 5th May 2016 -  So what makes a Not for Profit  organisation innovative? asks Renee Hancock the General Manager – Innovation and Marketing at Good Shepherd Microfinance, which has just won an Australian

NFP Insurance for Low Income Aussies

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 22nd September 2015 -  Accessible insurance cover will be available to people on low incomes through a partnership between Not for Profit organisation, Good Shepherd Microfinance, and Suncorp, in what…

Pay-Day Loans Under Review

Xavier Smerdon, Wednesday, 12th August 2015 -  Not for Profit organisations have backed a Federal Government review into high-cost payday loans and consumer leases, better known as “goods rental” or “rent…

Vic Budget Supports Microfinance Program

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 7th May 2015 -  The Victorian Budget has continued its investment in Good Shepherd Microfinance, one of Australia’s largest microfinance organisations, and its National Australia Bank…
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