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Free cost of living advice now available in Lismore

Residents in the Lismore area can now get help with accessing government rebates and savings with the town’s NSW Service Centre now offering cost of living advice to locals.

The new service was launched on August 3, with locals now able to make a booking online or over the phone for an appointment with a specialist.

The appointments will focus on helping locals to access more than 40 NSW Government rebates and incentives, including potential savings on energy bills, transport and health costs.

Minister for Finance, Services and Property Victor Dominello said the service would be tailored to each individual or family who came through the door.

‘Families are key beneficiaries through programs such as Active Kids vouchers and the Family Energy Rebate,’ Mr Dominello said.

‘The process is simple and easy and can be done online, over the phone or face to face.’

The service can be accessed by visiting: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/cost-living, calling 13 77 88 or making an appointment with a Cost of Living Specialist at the Lismore Service NSW Centre at 58 Ballina Road, Lismore.


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