Financial support

Your financial wellbeing is important, both for today and for the future. It includes:

  • managing money daily
  • savings plans
  • finance goals
  • wealth management
  • financial confidence
  • Internal financial services
    Salary packaging

    Learn how you may be able to reduce your income tax.

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    Novated leasing

    Our University- approved novated lease provider is NLC. Leasing is the easiest, lowest-cost way to own the car of your choice.

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    Corporate Partnering We have developed partnerships with other professional providers to offer you discounts on a range of products and services.
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  • Superannuation

    UniSuper is the provider of superannuation products and services for Australia's higher education and research sector. We provide generous employer superannuation contributions

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  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Charles Sturt have partnered with Converge International to provide you with an EAP to help you deal with the challenges, concerns or issues that may be affecting you at work or at home.

    Converge International's Money Assist Service recognises that the way you view your financial situation impacts your mental health and wellbeing. Money Assist is a solutions-oriented service that provides access to expert support to build the skills to manage your financial wellbeing concerns.

    To access the service, call

    1300 687 327

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  • Resources and support
  • External Support

    Crisis Support – Phone and online counselling

    • Lifeline
      24/7 phone counselling, and online crisis support chat available each evening
    • Suicide Call Back Service
      1300 659 467 – National 24/7 professional telephone & online counselling for anyone affected by suicide.
    • Beyond Blue Support Service
      1300 224 636 – Telephone (24/7), online and email counselling.
    • 1800RESPECT
      1800 737 732 – 24/7 phone & online counselling for people seeking for domestic violence situations.
    • MensLine Australia
      1300 789 978 – Advice, therapy and support for men with families and relationship concerns.
    • QLife
      1800 184 537 – Online chat or phone counselling for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTIQA+) people.
    • GriefLine
      1300 845 745 – Phone and online counselling for individuals and families experiencing loss and grief.

    Apps

    • MoodMission
      A free app designed to help individuals overcome low moods and anxiety by discovering new coping strategies.
    • Snapshot
      A free app for Australian adults to check and monitor their mental health and wellbeing status.
    • MindGauge
      A free app that allows users to easily and quickly track their mental health, mood, and lifestyle.
    • BeyondNow
      An app and online tool that helps users create a safety plan for when experiencing suicidal thoughts.
    • ReachOut Breath App
      A free app (iOS only) to help reduce the physical symptoms of anxiety by slowing down breathing and heart rate.
    • Smiling Mind
      A website and app teaching mindfulness meditation to young people and adults.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

    • MindSpot
      ‘Indigenous Wellbeing’ – A course for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults to learn to manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.
    • iBobbly
      Wellbeing and suicide prevention self-help app for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

    Older Adults

    • MindSpot - ‘Wellbeing Plus’
      An online program for stress, worry, anxiety and depression in adults aged 60 and above.
    • Be Connected – e-Safety Commissioner
      Tools and resources to increase the confidence, skills and online safety for older Australians when they use the internet.

    Self-Guided Programs

    • MoodGYM
      A free, interactive program based on Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) to help prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.
    • MyCompass
      A free, online interactive self-help CBT service for people with mild to moderate depression, anxiety and stress. It’s also appropriate for people who simply want to build good mental health.
    • THIS WAY UP
      A range of self-paced online CBT courses (free during COVID-10 crisis). Helping you learn practical skills to improve how you feel. Can be self-help or guided by your own clinician.
    • Mental Health Online
      Free online programs for a range of issues, with self-guided or therapist support options.
    • e-Couch
      A free, self-help program with modules for depression, generalised anxiety & worry, social anxiety, relationship breakdown, and loss & grief.
    • Centre for Clinical Interventions
      Free downloadable self-help workbooks and modules for a range of mental health and wellbeing issues.

    Moderated Forums

    • Beyond Blue Online Forums
      Safe, supportive moderated online peer support forums for a range of mental health issues and demographics.
    • Sane Australia
      Moderated forums providing peer-to-peer support.

    Young People

    • Kids Helpline
      1800 551 800 – 24/7 phone and online counselling for youth (5-25yrs)
    • Niggle
      A free app for youth designed as a self-help toolkit for all things related to mental, social and emotional wellbeing.
    • eheadspace
      Internet chat, email or phone support for young people (12-25ys) with a range of issues.
    • ReachOut
      Practical tools, support and moderated forums to help youth get through everything from everyday issues to tough times.
    • The Check-In
      An app to help young people take the fear out of having a conversation with a friend who might be struggling.
    • The BRAVE Program
      Prevention, interventions, and treatment of anxiety in young people.
    • BITE BACK
      Free online activities, psychoeducation and positive psychology aiming to promote wellbeing and resilience in young people.

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