BSL is a hub for events and discussions to advance our goal of an Australia free of poverty.
In this workshop we cover how tax works in Australia, what happens when we start work regarding income tax. We'll introduce what tax returns are, when they need to be filed, and what the Australian Tax Office does. We'll cover how to find out what's new this year and where to go for more help.
Ever wanted to just find out what investing is all about? This short workshop will give the basic vocabulary and understanding about investing. Note this this workshop will not advise you on an investment strategy.
This workshop is all about Australian superannuation schemes and how they work and how important the choices you make are. We also cover associated topics, such as the various types of insurance which may be included in your superannuation package.
It takes more than cash coming in to build a budget – it takes building our knowledge, considering our attitudes, developing our skills and committing to habits. You will be well on your way to having your own manageable budget by the conclusion of this workshop.
There’s been a ‘digital revolution’ when it comes to managing finances online. This workshop covers topics including privacy and protecting your digital identity, finding trustworthy financial information and online security
This workshop explores steps involved in purchasing a home. It considers advantages and disadvantages of buying a new or established home and different finance options. Associated costs of buying a home, such as conveyancing information about the contract of sale, settlement, other obligations etc
This workshop explores considerations about rental accommodation. Topics covered include costs associated with renting both independently and through share arrangements and some of the basic rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords under a lease.
We are all consumers – did you know that we have rights? This workshop covers “7 Golden Rules” and discusses consumer rights and what to do when something goes wrong.
Some people say, “never spend money you don’t have,” and others find this is impossible for them. How can we use credit wisely? By being well informed, which is what you’ll be when attending this workshop.
Our calendar includes seminars, information sessions and workshops on our programs and services. Since COVID-19 many of our events are being held online. Please contact us to find out how events are affected.
Named after former BSL Executive Director Geoffrey Sambell, the Sambell Oration is an annual forum for sharing ideas that advance a fairer Australia.
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