3 million people are financially excluded in Australia

CoVID-19 Relief

No Interest Loans (NILS) and financial information for anyone adversely impacted by Covid-19 will be made available soon. These loans of up to $1500 or more will financial relief for household products and bills with a payment period of 18 months. However, anyone needing immediate assistance can apply for a NILs loan through our existing program, although this loan has narrower criteria and is not for bills. For further information about a NILS loan, please call us on 1300 770 550.
To apply for an existing NILs loan www.nils.com.au

For wider Covid-19 help and information resources visit: covid19help.com.au

 

 

building financial resilience

Good Shepherd Microfinance is a world leader in financial inclusion products, services and advisory. We offer fair and affordable financial programs to people on low incomes, and advisory services with a global reach.

 

 

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By investing in products and services that promote financial inclusion, and through innovative policy design, we’re enabling people to become financially and socially included.

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When I was successful in getting a loan, it picked me up. I felt I was in control again.

Norma, NILS client

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Fullness of life for all people, living in connected resilient communities.

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10 February 2020 Media Release

Family budgets stretched as kids head back to school

For many people, back-to-school expenses right after Christmas can be tricky but, with three children to outfit, 39‑year‑old Victorian mum Diana Subramaniam found it impossible.

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27 November 2019 Media Release

New alliance calls for urgent action on the mental health of women and girls

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand has joined a new Women’s Mental Health Alliance to advocate for a stronger focus on the mental health of women and girls. Consumers, clinicians and community organisations have come together to demand more be done to address the specific mental health needs of women and girls.

With the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System under way, there is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for government to show that women’s and girls’ mental health matters and commit to funding a dedicated strategy to improve women’s mental health. This view has been endorsed by 28 organisations and released today in the form of a joint statement.

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No Interest Loans (NILS) Coronavirus Relief

No Interest Loans and financial information for anyone adversely impacted by the Coronavirus will be made available soon. These loans of up to $1500 or more will provide financial relief for household products and bills with a payment period of 18 months. However, anyone needing immediate assistance can apply for a NILS loan through our existing program, although this loan has narrower criteria and is not for bills. For further information about a NILS loan, please call us on 1300 770 550.