Starting, operating and growing a business is exciting, and at times challenging. To complement your journey with your Microenterprise Development Manager we’ve assembled a collection of resources that may assist you to continue to build your business confidence, including organisations that provide financial counselling support.
Davidson Institute: A Westpac initiative, the Davidson Institute offers a range of money management topics for individuals and business owners to assist building financial confidence. Content includes Live Webinars, Recordings, On-Line Tools and access to additional financial literacy support.
MoneySmart: An Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) initiative offering tips and tools to help make the most of your money. Specific guidance is provided to support senior Australians.
MoneySmart – Women’s money toolkit: A toolkit specifically to help Australian women manage their finances, make money decisions at key life stages and enhance their financial wellbeing.
MoneySmart – Indigenous money toolkit: A toolkit providing money tips for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
National Debt Helpline: A free service developed by financial counsellors dedicated to getting Australians back on track financially. This site has simple step-by-step guides explaining how to fix common debt problems. If you need more help, call 1800 007 007 to speak to a free and independent financial counsellor.
ATO Small Business Assist: If you can’t pay your tax on time, get in contact with the ATO as early as possible to find a solution before the debt becomes unmanageable. This Live Chat tool will help you locate and access relevant support.
business.gov.au: Features helpful guides to assist you set up a bookkeeping system, manage your cashflows, prepare for tax time and manage debt.
Centrelink: Log in to your myGov account to manage your payments, and find helpful information about Centrelink’s payments and services.
If you are in need of further assistance please contact your Many Rivers Microenterprise Development Manager or a member of the Many Rivers Client Support Team. The Many Rivers Client Support Team are available on 1300 MANY RIVERS (or 1300 626 974), Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm (Sydney time) or at [email protected].
Are you experiencing financial hardship?
If you are experiencing financial hardship we are here to help. Please refer Financial hardship Support.