At certain times in your life you may face circumstances or situations that make it difficult for you to generate enough income to meet your needs. Events like losing your job, or being made redundant, are, unfortunately, becoming more common. Other situations like having a disability that makes it hard to find or perform work, a large family with numerous mouths to feed, or losing your partner, can also be times when you may be in need of help.

The Australian Government established Centrelink for exactly this purpose: to help people become self-sufficient and to support those in need. Centrelink can provide assistance in a number of ways, including:

  • Providing you with income through lump sum or ongoing payments
  • Discounting health care and public transport through Health Care Cards
  • Supporting you through services like health care, counselling, job seeking
  • Age Pension
  • Allowances
  • Heath Care Cards
  • Rent Assistance

NB: As an extra service we provide, you can also search the Centrelink website from our site by typing keywords into the eWombat search facility in the right hand panel - quicker and easier than going to the Centrelink site itself.

For further information on each of these payments and whether you may be eligible, please call 03 9542 3200 or askus@freedomfinancialplanning.com.au

All information and advice is for the private use of the person to whom it is provided. Freedom Financial Planning Authorised Representative provides you with advisory services in accordance with the disclosures in the Financial Services Guide.

Freedom Financial Planning Pty Ltd ACN 105 923 117 is an Authorised Representative of Consultum Financial Advisers Pty Ltd, ABN 65 006 373 995, an Australian Financial Services Licensee with its registered office at Level 6, 161 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Suite 29, 270 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill VIC 3168

Telephone: 03 9542 3200e-mail: info@freedomfinancialplanning.com.au
Facsimile: 03 9542 3299

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