Financial Support

We appreciate that times are tough, particularly at the moment. If you are struggling to pay for food or petrol we may be able to assist with up to $200 worth of vouchers. If you’re struggling to pay bills we may be able to assist with up to $500 toward bills.

To find out more please contact our Financial Support Service via our website or call reception on (03) 5327 9470 or (03) 5122 6425 to make a phone appointment.

I need support with access or understanding my Centrelink entitlements.

Government supports is frequently changing at this time. For this reason our Financial Support staff are not able to help with specific Centrelink enquiries. We recommend seeking information from Centrelink. If you have been directly impacted by COVID-19 please refer to Centrelink’s specific COVID-19 webpage.

I'm worried about losing work and keeping up with my bills. What can I do?

We have a range of supports that you may be eligible for.  If you are struggling to pay for food or petrol we may be able to assist with up to $200 worth of vouchers.  If you’re struggling to pay bills we may be able to assist with up to $500 toward bills.

Please refer to our Financial Supports webpage for more information.

I'm feeling overwhelmed with my debts. What can I do?

To organise a free appointment with a financial counsellor near you, we recommend the National Debt Helpline.

I’m an international student.  What financial assistance can I receive?

We have a range of supports for International Students.

You are eligible for Financial Aid.   If you are struggling to pay for food or petrol we may be able to assist with up to $200 worth of vouchers.  If you’re struggling to pay bills we may be able to assist with up to $500 toward bills.