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Hardship assistance is out there

In true Aussie spirit, when it hits the fan there are always people willing to help. This time we need big help from financial institutions and the government, amongst others.

We’ve compiled a list to help you should you need.

Financial Institutions Hardship Assistance Programs

BANK PHONE WEBSITE
AMP 1300 130 191 Experiencing financial hardship
ANZ 1800 252 845 Customer Connect
Arab Bank 1800 64 64 84 Hardship Assistance
Bank Australia 132 888 Contact Us
Bank of Sydney 13 95 00 Financial Hardship
BOQ 1800 079 866 Financial Hardship Assistance
BankSA 1800 679 461 BankSA Assist
Bankwest 1300 769 173 Experiencing financial hardship
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank 1300 652 146 Financial difficulty assistance
Citibank 1800 722 879 Hardship assistance
Commonwealth Bank 1300 720 814 Emergency assistance
HSBC 1300 555 988 Financial difficulty
ING 1300 349 166 Financial Hardship
Macquarie Bank 1300 363 330 Financial Hardship
ME Bank 1300 500 520 ME Bank financial hardship
NAB 1800 701 599 Financial Hardship
Rural Bank 1800 660 115 Financial Hardship
St George Bank 1800 629 795 St. George Assist
Suncorp Bank 1800 225 223 Suncorp Customer Assist
Westpac 1800 067 497 Westpac Assist

Hardship options for families and individuals

AGL
Australian Government
Centrelink Jobseekers
Origin Energy
Red Energy
Energy Australia
Vodafone
Telstra
Optus
Sydney Water
Salvation Army Financial Assistance
Ask Izzy | Homeless Resources Available‎
QBE Insurance
GIO
NRMA
No Interest Loans Scheme
Childcare
Job Hub
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