Legal Aid WA

Legal Aid WA continues to provide legal help to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Legal Aid WA has a COVID-19 resources page that explains how you can seek help and updated information on areas including financial hardship . For more information on Legal Aid WA’s service please click on the link below.

https://www.legalaid.wa.gov.au/get-legal-help/covid-19-how-can-we-help/covid-19-financial-hardship

 

Economic Justice Australia

Economic Justice Australia (EJA) is the peak body for community legal centres who provide specialist advice to people on their social security issues and rights. EJA has self-help information that provides detailed guidance on COVID-19 and Centrelink. For more information on where to get free legal help in WA and also for their self help resources please click on the links below.

https://ejaustralia.org.au/legal-help-centrelink/#wa

http://ejaustralia.org.au/self-help/

 

Consumer Credit Legal Service WA

Consumer Credit Legal Service WA (CCLSWA) is a not-for-profit charitable organisation which provides legal advice and representation to consumers in WA in the areas of credit, banking and finance. CCLSWA is continuing to operate and provide legal help in the areas of credit, banking and finance. For more information, please click on the link below.

https://cclswa.org.au/

 

Services Australia

Services Australia provides the Australian government’s payments and services to the public. Services Australia provides information and services to help you if you’re affected by COVID-19 or are looking for more details on how it affects your current service. Services Australia has information on receiving a new payment, accessing services and obligations if you already have a payment. For more information, please click the link below.

https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/subjects/affected-coronavirus-covid-19

 

Australian Tax Office

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) provides support and information on employment and financial issues including the JobKeeper payment, early release of superannuation, reducing superannuation minimum draw-down rates, working from home and tax on employment payments. For more information, please click the link below.

https://www.ato.gov.au/General/COVID-19/Support-for-individuals-and-employees/

 

Money Smart

Money Smart is a government organisation set-up to help Australians increase their financial well being. Money Smart has support and information on making financial decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have information on accessing your super, financial assistance, living on a reduced income, urgent help with money, and problems paying your mortgage, bills or fines. For more information, please click the link below.

https://moneysmart.gov.au/covid-19

 

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

The State government Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) provides a large amount of resources relating to COVID-19. DMIRS resources can answer your consumer questions that have occurred because of the restrictions. DMIRS has information on consumer protection relating to retail, events, weddings, sport and gym memberships, food delivery services, travel, and scams. For more information, please click the link below.

https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/consumer-protection/covid-19-coronavirus-consumer-protection-faq