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NCOSS no interest loans development project. /

by Drake, Robert.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. NCOSS 2001Description: i, 13p.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

NILS : small loans - big changes : the impacts of no interest loans on households. /

by Ayres-Wearne, Valerie | Palafox, Janet.

Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service Inc 2005Description: vii, 83 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-81)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

No interest loan scheme: progress report, first six months: September 1992 - February 1993 /

by Newton, Cathie.

Publisher: 1993Description: 6 leaves.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: March 1993Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Payday loans : helping hand or quicksand? : an examination of high-cost short term lending in Australia, 2002-2010 /

by Gillam, Zac | Consumer Action Law Centre.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Consumer Action Law Centre 2010Description: 302 p., tables, graphs.Other title: Payday loans : helping hand or quicksand? : examining the.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography pp. 249 - 302 Donated by Zuleika Arashiro 24/09/2010Summary: Consumer Action Law Centre and senior policy officer Zac Gillam have reviewed the experience of payday loan borrowers by updating empirical research into the impact of high-cost short term lending in Australia in 2002. ; The report also examines the United States payday lending industry and makes recommendations which inform the current debate surrrounding the appropriate policy and regulatory framework for the paydayloan marketAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Progress Loans : towards affordable credit for low-income Australians /

by Vawser, Stuart | ANZ Banking Group | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. : Brotherhood of St Laurence, 2009Description: 20 p. : ill.Other title: Vawser Progress Loans towards affordable credit for low income Australians 2009.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This report reviews the Progress Loans program, developed by ANZ and the Brotherhood of St Laurence, which provides small personal loans of Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Report on service user and service manager consultations. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: unpub. 1996; Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 1996Description: 36 leaves, 7 leaves 22 leaves.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Response to Australian consumers and money : a discussion paper by the Consumer and Financial Literacy Taskforce. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: This is a Brotherhood of St Laurence submission to the Consumer and Financial Taskforce. July 2004Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Response to Australian consumers and money: a discussion paper by the Consumer and Financial Literacy Taskforce /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: 2004Description: 12p.Notes: This is a Brotherhood of St Laurence submission to the Consumer and Financial Taskforce. July 2004Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Response to Community Development Finance in Australia : a discussion paper. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2004Description: 17p. PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Provided to ANZ. July 2004Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Response to Community Development Finance in Australia: a discussion paper /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: 2004Description: 17p.Notes: Provided to ANZ. July 2004Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Seeking direction : men, money advice and the road to financial health /

by Goode, Jackie | Loughborough University, Centre for Research in Social Policy | Waring, Amanda.

Publisher: London, U.K. Money Advice Trust 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: March 2011Summary: This research was commissioned to help further our understanding of the complex relationship between men and debt. There is a good deal of research already published on women and debt, and we wanted to ascertain any common tendencies in the reactions of men to a debt problem, most notably in the ways they seek and respond to advice. The study used in-depth interviews with twenty men, investigating 'triggers' into problematic debt for men; men's contributions to the management of household finances; how men see their own debt advice needs, and men's experiences and expectations of debt advice servicesAvailability: (1)

Submission to Australian Treasury. The National Consumer Credit Protection Bill 2009 /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2009Description: 7 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2009Availability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

Submission to the Essential Services Commission Harmonisation of the Energy Retail Code and guidelines with the National Energy Customer Framework Draft Decision

by Sullivan Damian | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2013; VCOSS 2013Description: 78 p. : ill. PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Summary: The Victorian retail energy market is designed to work competitively with the informed choices of consumers placing competitive constraints on price and restricting inefficient market outcomes. Unlike other Australian retail energy markets, Victorian retail prices are not subject to a regulated price cap. In addition, Victoria is in the midst of a mandated rollout of smart meters and the introduction of flexible pricing. Strong consumer protections are pre-requisites to enable competition to deliver good outcomes for consumers and to enable consumers to enjoy the anticipated benefits arising from these market reforms.Availability: (1)
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Submission to the Treasury's National Credit Reform Green Paper /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2010Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: August 2010 Bibliography : p. 13Summary: The Brotherhood welcomes further efforts by policy makers to address financial exclusion, including consideration of the issues presented in the National Credit Reform Green Paper. In this submission, we respond to the following areas of the Green Paper: regulation of short-term, small-amount lending (chapter 5) ; regulation of consumer leases (chapter 6) ; regulation of credit cards (chapter 2) ; enhancement to the National Consumer Credit Protection Regime (chapter 7) ; coverage of credit under the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 and avoidance practices (chapter 8).Availability: (1)

The BSL and community sector banking. /

by Sheehan, Genevieve Cavanagh, Pat.

Publisher: 2005Description: p.44-49.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: August 2005Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

The cultural diversity of money, credit & debt : a case study of Arabic-speaking people, and people from the Horn of Africa and Vietnam /

by Kliger, Beverley | Financial and Consumer Rights Council.

Publisher: Melbourne Financial and Consumer Rights Council 2000Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Cover title. Includes bibliographical references (p. 33)Summary: People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are experiencing alienation and dislocation from the Australian financial system. This is of concern, as Victoria?s population is culturally diverse: more than 44.5% of the population having been born overseas or having at least one parent born overseas. The Financial and Consumer Rights Council (FCRC) has developed a research strategy to ascertain the information needs of people from culturally diverse backgrounds with regard to money, credit and debt; and to seek ways of making financial counselling services more accessible.Availability: (1)

The impact of credit card reform on people with low incomes. /

by Schilling, Chris.

Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. Good Shepherd Youth and Family Service 2003Description: 26 p. : ill.Notes: Bibliography: p. 25-26Summary: This discussion paper from Good Shepherd Youth and Family Services examines several recent developments in Australia s credit card system since 2000, in their effect on people who not have a credit card but have nevertheless shared the costs of the system and on people on low incomes who rely on a credit card to pay for essential items, sometimes running up unmanageable debts.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

The virtual library on microcredit. /

by The Global Development Research Center.

Publisher: 08/03/2003 23:48:40http://www.gdrc.org/icm/ 08/05/2003Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 08/05/2003 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: The Virtual Library on Microcredit is intended to be a repository of information on alternative, non-conventional financial systems and microcredit issues. Community mobilization and enviro-economic development also find a place here.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

To their credit : evaluating an experiment with personal loans for people on low incomes

by Scutella, Rosanna | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Sheehan, Genevieve.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2006Description: iv, 34 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2006 Bibliography: p. 33-34Summary: This study evaluates the Brotherhood of St Laurence and Community Sector Banking’s personal loan pilot. This program, trialed across Melbourne, provided small personal loans (Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).
Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Voluntary corporate social responsibility : who benefits? : going beyond public relations for disadvantaged Australians /

by Sheehan, Genevieve | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic.Paper presented at QCOSS Conference, May 2006 2007Description: 4 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: May 2006Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

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