Financial crimes increasing even more under COVID-19 as some burglars switch to fraud
News article by the ABC
The number of financial crimes like fraud, deception, blackmail and extortion increases over the past year in South Australia, at the same time as home break-ins decline with more people at home because of COVID-19. 
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Employers are looking to video resumes and artificial intelligence ahead of job ads surge
News article by the ABC
Hard and even soft copy resumes are becoming outdated, recruiters say: More employers literally want to see your face, and hear your voice, in a video clip,.
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National Debt Helpline data from last year
The National Debt Helpline continues to help hundreds of thousands of people every year. Our latest call and website data shows how vital our free service is to those in financial hardship.
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Union boss John Setka was pelted with bottles at a protest outside the city offices. (ABC News)
Construction ban could cost Victoria more than $2 billion — and it was completely avoidable
News article by the ABC
Victoria's construction industry shutdown is a supremely expensive example of people not doing what they've been asked to.
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Sydney Dance Company member Liam Green rehearses in his Sydney apartment. (Supplied: Liam Green)
The Australians finding unique ways of working during COVID-19 lockdowns
News article by the ABC
With the Delta variant popping up all over Australia, many of us have had to find flexible ways of working — and for some, that means more than sitting in front of a laptop at the dining table.
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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews is unveiling the plan as infections in the state are expected to keep rising. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica)
Victoria’s roadmap out of COVID lockdown released by Premier Daniel Andrews
News article by the ABC
Melbourne will be in lockdown until late October and greater freedoms will be granted to fully vaccinated Victorians once 80 per cent of the eligible population is double dosed, the state's roadmap reveals.
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Thousands turn to free financial counselling during latest lockdowns
Thousands of people have sought help from the National Debt Helpline and Small Business Debt Helpline as they struggle financially during lockdowns.
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Insurance tips: what to do when returning to a flood or storm damaged property
The National Debt Helpline (NDH) is urging people in Victoria experiencing financial stress due to the lockdown to seek free and independent advice.
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Follow us on our social media for the latest information and free tips to help you get back on track
We know how important it is to keep up to date with the latest information and that’s exactly what we do on our social media feeds.
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Getting on top of your finances can help in more ways than one
When Kristan’s power got disconnected because she couldn’t pay the bill, she realised she needed to seek assistance. She also realised she was in a dark place as she struggled to cope with the burdens of financial hardship. It took a toll on her mental health.
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Bosch Australian Manufacturing Solutions' new $17 million dollar facility in Melbourne makes goods and production lines for other local manufacturers. (ABC News: Simon Winter)

COVID pandemic has a silver lining for local manufacturing as customers turn to Australian made

News article by the ABC
Australian manufacturing rose at a record pace last year but the current lockdowns have slowed it right back down. ...

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Financial crimes increasing even more under COVID-19 as some burglars switch to fraud

News article by the ABC
The number of financial crimes like fraud, deception, blackmail and extortion increases over the past year in South Australia, ...

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Minister for Housing Leeanne Enoch said COVID-19 has had an impact on the market. (ABC News: Stephen Cavanagh)

Thousands of Queenslanders waiting for public housing amid ‘crisis’

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More than 2,000 households were added to the social housing register in Queensland last financial year, though demand is stabi ...

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Employers are looking to video resumes and artificial intelligence ahead of job ads surge

News article by the ABC
Hard and even soft copy resumes are becoming outdated, recruiters say: More employers literally want to see your face, and hea ...

Read More

National Debt Helpline data from last year

The National Debt Helpline continues to help hundreds of thousands of people every year. Our latest call and website data shows how vital our free service is to those in financial ...

Read More
Union boss John Setka was pelted with bottles at a protest outside the city offices. (ABC News)

Construction ban could cost Victoria more than $2 billion — and it was completely avoidable

News article by the ABC
Victoria’s construction industry shutdown is a supremely expensive example of people not doing what they’ve been a ...

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