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Financial Stress

Financial problems can affect anyone, anywhere, at any time. If you find yourself in a sudden crisis we can help.

I’m really struggling financially

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JobSeeker rise nowhere near enough
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1 March 2021

Words Lauren Martin The Salvation Army has responded to the Federal Government’s announcement last month that it will raise the JobSeeker payment by $25 a week, saying it’s not enough. The Salvation Army says its evidence, gathered from working with people reliant on the JobSeeker payment, and informed by economic analysis by third parties, is that an increase of $125 a week is the &...

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2020: Drawing back the curtain on unemployment and poverty
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1 March 2021

We all want a nation that leaves nobody in need Words Lyn Edge The Salvos’ Lieutenant-Colonel Lyn Edge had an article published in major Australian newspapers The Age and the Sydney Morning Her...

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Grateful dad gives back in the lead-up to Christmas
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18 November 2020

Justin Brown (left) and Geoff Moore are volunteer drivers for The Salvation Army Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal. Words Ruth Carr As a suddenly single father, with sole custody of three boys under 11, Justi...

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Taboo topic right on the money
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12 October 2020

Words Claire Hill Imagine you’re relaxing at a barbecue with friends and your host suddenly turns to you and says, “Let’s talk about money. How are your finances?” If you f...

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Bendigo program ripe to harvest
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27 September 2020

Gravel Hill gardener Mohammed and two project workers marvel at the growth of the community garden. Words Jessica Morris From the garden to the plate, the Salvos’ Gravel Hill Community Garden h...

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Sandra on the money at empowering financial advocacy
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12 August 2020

Moneycare Day events help people to help themselves...

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Joining forces to help a parched state
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8 June 2020

“This farm has been in my family for four generations, but I am not leaving my kids an inheritance, it’s a liability,” one farmer in western Queensland said to a Salvation Army wo...

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Recovery grants bringing relief to bushfire victims
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8 June 2020

The Salvation Army has released details of its latest bushfire recovery grants as it continues to stand alongside those impacted by the devastating 2019-20 bushfires. As at 19 February, The Salvation ...

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Are you a Salvo and struggling financially? Call Moneycare
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8 June 2020

Salvos who are experiencing financial difficulty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic are being urged to use The Salvation Army services available to them, including Moneycare, the free and confidenti...

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