Financial Safety Website

The Financial Safety website offers factual financial information with a family violence lens. It is aimed at women concerned about finances in their relationship and people concerned about someone they know.

The Financial Safety website offers factual financial information with a family violence lens. It is aimed at women concerned about finances in their relationship and people concerned about someone they know.

Some of the issues covered include:

  • Economic and financial abuse

  • Joint bank accounts

  • Home loans

  • Superannuation

  • Online banking

  • Credit reports

  • Debts and bankruptcy

  • Going guarantor

  • Rent and tenancy

  • Borrowing money

The website includes a national Directory of Services across a range of categories that may be able to assist people navigating economic abuse and the many associated challenges. Categories include:

  • Legal

  • Employment

  • Housing

  • Tax

  • Debt help

  • Financial assistance

  • Victim services

  • Indigenous services

  • LGBTIQA+ services

  • Men

There is also a section covering some of the Tools, Apps, and Guides that can support people with their finances. This includes links to resources for people who want to:

  • Gather evidence

  • Learn about Family Law

  • Separate from their partner

  • Leave an abuser

  • Improve their financial wellbeing

While the site is aimed at women, it includes information that is relevant to anyone experiencing abuse from a partner, family member or other member of the household.