Newstart recipients left with just $17 a day after housing expenses, research finds | Australia news

There is a small public car park on the northern banks of the Hawkesbury, near where the river swallows Mooney Mooney creek. To most, the car park is an unremarkable blip on the busy thoroughfare out of Sydney. To Jane, who does not wish to have her last name published, …

Westpac home loan expenses tests toughened to weed out liar loans

Westpac home loan expenses tests toughened to weed out liar loans

Updated April 11, 2018 15:59:23 Australia’s second biggest home lender is further tightening lending standards by asking more detailed questions about exactly how much prospective loan customers spend and on what. Key points: Westpac is increasing expenses categories from six to 13 The bank wants staff and brokers to probe …