22. Credit history and credit reports — what are they and why do they matter?


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For Privacy Awareness Week (12-18 May), Josh from Legal Aid NSW puts the spotlight on credit reporting in an interview with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s Sophie Higgins, Director of the Dispute Resolution Branch and Justin Lodge, Assistant Director of the Dispute Resolutions Branch. You can look at their website here: https://www.oaic.gov.au/

In this podcast, Sophie and Justin aim to simplify credit reporting by helping community workers understand more about credit reporting processes, a client’s rights when it comes to credit reporting and steps individuals can take to maintain a healthy credit report or improve credit health.

Referrals and more information

Get a FREE credit report — ASIC Money Smart

OAIC website

IDCARE—National identity and cyber support service

Legal Aid NSW might be able to assist you recover you credit reputation

LawAccess NSW 1300 888 529

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