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Senior Solicitor

Financial Rights Legal Centre seeks enthusiastic Senior Solicitor for 12 month contract. Financial Rights Legal Centre Inc is a community based legal centre in Surry Hills specialising in financial services, particularly consumer credit, banking, insurance and debt. We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic Senior Solicitor for a 12 month contract. This is a full-time position, however four days a [ More ]

Aboriginal Service Coordinator

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 ]

Media Release: Mortgage Broking: Consumer Groups Quit Disingenuous Consultation

Consumer groups ask Canberra to move quickly on bank payments to mortgage brokers Consumer groups have quit en masse from a mortgage broking industry forum, saying that the industry isn’t interested in doing the right thing by the community and has been disingenuous. CHOICE, Consumer Action Law Centre, Financial Counselling Australia and Financial Rights Legal Centre have removed consumer representatives [ More ]

Financial Rights Legal Centre Reconciliation Action Plan (October 2018-2019)

  Our vision for reconciliation is: for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to understand their financial rights and be able to enforce them. We aim to be a trusted adviser and advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in financial stress, within our areas of expertise. With this in mind, Financial Rights is proud to announce that [ More ]

MyBudget Class Action

Financial Rights Legal Centre ran 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 Account. [ More ]