Saving Tips

Midlas Financial Counselor Siobhan Meerman, gave 7 News the hot tips on how every day Western Australians can save money on their bills and expenses             7 News Story

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Midlas Lawyer a finalist in Westfield Heroes Award

Midlas Volunteer Lawyer Rita Kleinfeld-Fowell was recently announced as a finalist in the Westfield Heroes Award. The awards recognise the contribution of community members who go above and beyond to support their local community; and we believe Rita is definitely a worthy recipient. The winners will be announced in the coming weeks, but win or […]

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Midlas Launches Values Award

At Midlas, we believe our staff are pretty great, and so to recognise the amazing work they do for our community; we have developed a Midlas Values Award.   The Award recognises staff who have demonstrated our key values of: Caring for People Supporting our Community, and Developing Partnerships   If you know a staff […]

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Debt spirals as Perth Families battle to meet household expenses

            Perth families are struggling to meet household expenses and as a result, many are turning to Pay Day Lenders to help bridge the gap.   This results in large debts, high interest and ongoing issues with meeting expenses.   Midlas Senior Financial Counselor Siobhan spoke to Perth Now regarding […]

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Tenancy team kicks in at Cyril Jackson High School Expo

Every year in May, the Cyril Jackson Senior High School hosts the Health Expo, where students, families and local community can get information and advice from local service providers. Tenant Advocates Taryn and Anne Marie attended this year’s event and met with hundreds of local people all keen to hear about the supports on offer […]

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Criminals to fund Midlas’ Community Legal Centre

Midlas is one of Western Australia’s Community Legal Centres who was thrilled to find out that we have secured ongoing Legal funding. The funding will come from Criminal Property Confiscation Grants.   “I find it particularly fitting that money and other assets the State has seized from convicted criminals are used to fund key services […]

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Midlas welcomes new General Manager

This month Midlas has welcomed new General Manager Sarah Patterson to the team. Sarah has a strong background in leadership and governance and experience in advocacy and disability services which will add great value to Midlas’ highly experienced and passionate team. “I am excited to be working with a team who have so much passion […]

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Stopping Direct Debits – You CAN Do It!

You have the right to cancel your direct debits at the bank as part of maintaining control over your finances. If a creditor isn’t being reasonable about a hardship request or direct debits are leaving you with no money or default fees/overdrawn accounts, get in there and stop them. “But the bank says I can’t […]

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Midlas Newsletter December 2017

Click to here to view our newsletter, if you wish to be added to our mailing list please email admin@midlas.org.au http://mailchi.mp/cecd2ca6eac5/midlas-newsletter-december-2017?e=9d9573ef2b

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Christmas Closures & Events

Services that will be closed during the Christmas break: Department of Human Services If you are required to report over the Christmas/New Year period please note that the Centrelink offices will be closed on:   Monday 25th December Tuesday 26th December Wednesday 27th December Monday 1st January 2018 Your times to report and payment dates […]

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