Interest-free loans offered

LOW income earners in the Clarence Valley will soon have access to the new Northern Rivers No Interest Loans Scheme (NRNILS).

From Friday, December 11, the Northern Rivers NILS, initially available through Lismore Neighbourhood Centre and Byron Bay Community Centre, will provide interest and fee-free loans for individuals and families on low incomes from Grafton to Tweed Heads, and west to Tabulam.

The scheme offers interest-free loans up to $1200 for low income earners to purchase necessary personal and household goods and services. The loans are not for cash or debt repayment.

For more information contact the Lismore Neighbourhood Centre on 6621 7397or Byron Bay Community Centre on 6685 6807.



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