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The No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) provides individuals and families on low incomes with access to safe, fair and affordable credit.

Loan are between $300 and $1,200 for essential goods and services such as fridges, washing machines and medical procedures. Repayments are set up at an affordable amount over 12 to 18 months. To be eligible for NILS you must have a Health Care Card or earn less than $45,000 a year (after-tax). Loans cannot be used for cash, bond, rent arrears, debt consolidation, holidays or bills.

NILS is offered by more than 250 local community organisations in over 650 locations across Australia. Chances are there’ll be a local NILS provider near you.

Resource: NILS - No Interest Loan Scheme

Download: pdfNILS - No Interest Loan Scheme