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Commonwealth Bank moves to counter financial abuse

Almost 40 per cent of adult Australians has either experienced financial abuse or knows someone who has according to a new survey by the Commonwealth Bank. 

Described as a “hidden epidemic” the most common form of financial abuse falls into the category of domestic violence. 

The bank has joined up with not-for-profit organisation Good Shepherd to create a Financial Independence Hub to help people impacted by domestic and financial abuse. 

Author   

RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly 

Broadcast date 

20th July 2020

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