Have a look at some of the alarming data on the state of student finances, which is followed by practical advice and tips on knowing your rights and how to maintain them.

View Information Slides Here: Anti Poverty Week

 

Key content:

The State of University Student Finances (Slide 5 – 46)

  • Research Context
  • Family-dependent vs. financially-independent
  • Employment affect
  • Experience by cohort

 

Legal Issues for Students (Slides 47-73)

  • Centrelink
  • Infringements & Fines
  • Tenancy Issues

 

Financial Advice and Support for University Students (Slides 74-80)

  • National Debt Helpline
  • Centrelink Debts
  • HECS-HELP Debts

 

Make Renting Fair (Slides 81-89)

  • Tenants Victoria Services
  • Residential Tenancies Act Legislative change (Vic)

 

Working? know your rights – Information for Students (Slides 90-99)

  • Wage theft in Australia
  • Minimum Conditions
  • Getting what you are owed

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