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Solicitor Position – 12 Month Position

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic solicitor (or senior solicitor) for a 12 month contract. This is a full-time position, however four days a week will be considered. Experience preferred. Commitment to consumer rights essential. The position involves mostly giving telephone advice on the National Debt Helpline and Insurance Law Service advice line, but some casework. Applications close Tuesday [ More ]


Consumer Groups Strongly Disagree with OAIC Credit Reporting Guidance

MEDIA RELEASE Consumer Groups Strongly Disagree with OAIC Credit Reporting Guidance The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has today published Guidance on its website about how lenders should treat Repayment History Information (RHI) for customers that are experiencing financial hardship. RHI is information about whether repayments on loans and credit cards are made on time. Proposed laws will [ More ]


Aboriginal Service Coordinator Position

Full-time or Part-time, based in Sydney. This is an identified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander position. The Financial Rights Legal Centre is a not-for-profit community legal centre that specialises in helping people understand and enforce their financial rights, especially low income and otherwise marginalised or vulnerable consumers. We provide free and independent financial counselling, legal advice and representation to individuals [ More ]


Watch Your Nuts!

It’s never been easier to get into debt. And it’s not just those on low incomes struggling to make ends meet – increasingly working people with good incomes are turning to high cost lenders for short term, fast loans. These lenders – most of which offer instant loans online – are making fat profits off people’s desire to have something [ More ]


MyBudget Class Action

Financial Rights Legal Centre has launched a class action in the Federal Court of Australia seeking compensation for consumers who entered into the standard service agreement contracts with MyBudget Pty Ltd that include the following wording: Client funds are held in an interest bearing account arranged by MyBudget. Interest is not payable to clients on funds held in your MyBudget [ More ]


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