I was going to title this page something along the lines of ‘Shit I Wish I’d Learnt In High School Instead Of Pythagorean Theory & Other Crap I’ll Never Use Outside Of Pub Trivia Nights’ but it was a little too long for my menu bar.
Here is my ever-growing list of answers (often by people much smarter than me) to questions I didn’t even know I should ask until not knowing became a massive hassle of previously unprecedented proportions.
Help! I’m Getting Screwed By…
My Phone/Internet Company – Telecommunications Ombudsman
My Boss/Supervisor/Employer – Fair Trading*
*Also useful for disputes with Rental Boards and Gas & Electricity companies.
My Bank/Credit Union/Loan Holder – Financial Services
The Government/Police/Defence Force/Tax Office/Postal Service/ Immigration – Commonwealth Ombudsman
Money Makes The World Go ‘Round
How Do I Do A Tax Return? – ATO
How Do I check My Credit Rating? – ASIC
How Do I Check My HECS Debt? – Study Assist