RFS Advice update. Yep, still here!

April 3rd 2020 Another week and yet more, much needed, government spending initiatives… It is slightly surreal, seeing our government functioning well through a crisis.  There are always a few niggles and point scoring but the LNP, Labour party and unions with the co-operation of the states, all seem to be focused on the job at […]

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  • 03/04/2020

Eligibility for the $750 government payment

An update on government support, April 1, 2020. We are a bit confused so you probably are as well… The below is how we think it works after sourcing some good technical support. The first bit is easy… Who is eligible? Generally Australian residents with an eligible income support payment or those who hold an eligible concession […]

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  • 01/04/2020

Services that may assist you or a loved one during isolation

Social isolation may be easy for some, but has proven a difficult task for many. There’s never been a more important time to check in with loved ones and ask, “Are you okay?”… Below we’ve listed a variety of handy online services to help make a period of self isolation a little easier, and whilst […]

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  • 31/03/2020

Early Access to Superannuation

Government offer access to a portion of your Superannuation to help you through this difficult period… What does it mean? For anyone impacted by the Coronavirus and with enough funds in their superannuation you can apply to withdraw $10,000 of your balance in the current financial year (1 Jul 2019 – 30 Jun 2020) and […]

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  • 27/03/2020

March 2020: What we are doing to support you?

Well, what a few weeks we have had! We trust you are doing all that you can from a health and wellbeing viewpoint… We are in the midst of what can only be described as a rapidly evolving situation, with the possible impact on society changing it seems on a week to week basis. The […]

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  • 23/03/2020

RFS Advice, the Coronavirus and working with our community

RFS Advice are working on new policies and procedures for helping our client community to manage the spread of the Coronavirus outbreak… Firstly and most importantly we are here to help.  Aside from health issues, there is a great deal of market uncertainty at the moment, so we want you to continue to be able […]

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  • 16/03/2020

The Five Stages of Grief

In 1969, the five primary stages of grief were described by Swiss psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. These stages included Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance. It’s important to note that Kubler-Ross states these stages are not necessarily linear nor applicable to every person dealing with grief, however it remains a helpful guide to prepare those in […]

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  • 09/02/2020