Have you been impacted by the bushfires?

Do you need to talk about your money?

Care Inc. operates a financial counselling program for people living in the Queanbeyan-Palerang district. This program is part of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) Bushfire Assistance Hub. If you are experiencing financial difficulty due to the bushfires, we can provide free and confidential information and assistance regarding:

  • utility & water bills

  • phone & internet bills

  • credit card & personal loans

  • mortgage & rent arrears

  • debt collectors and advocacy

  • budgeting

  • emergency relief support options

  • Centrelink and concessions

  • fines

  • bankruptcy

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Bushfire relief information flyer

How to contact us?

Care's financial counsellor can meet you face to face at the Bushfire Assistance Hub in Braidwood, Park Lane, or chat to you by phone or online.


If you want to make an appointment to speak to financial counsellor, call during office hours


1800 007 007 - callers in the ACT 


(02) 6257 1788 - callers outside the ACT  

More information about the QPRC bushfire recovery 

To find out more about the assistance that you can find at the QPRC bushfire assistance hub, you can visit their website by clicking here

Or you can...

  • call the assistance hub on 6285 6789

  • email at

  • drop in at the Old Braidwood Library, Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm