News & Events

20 July 2020

CBA launches Next Chapter and the Financial Independence Hub with Good Shepherd to support people impacted by financial abuse

Commonwealth Bank is extending and expanding its support for people impacted by financial abuse, as a result of domestic and family violence, with the launch of Next Chapter; a new program that will see the bank bring a range of services, support, resources and research to the market. This program launches today with two new services designed to make it easier for victims and survivors of financial abuse to start their next chapter and achieve long-term financial independence.

9 April 2020

Easter News Update

Wishing everyone a safe Easter long weekend. As we are facing challenging times globally we are having to adapt our lives in ways never before experienced, we know that it will be difficult weekend for many families. We urge everyone to #StayHome and practice social distancing wherever it’s safe to do so. We will be taking a short break and will be back on Wednesday 15th April. To stay up to date with the latest Covid-19 updates and guidelines visit: If you or your family are in immediate danger please call 000.

24 March 2020

COVID-19 Service Update

Good Shepherd is very aware of the impact that COVID-19 is having on many of our clients, as well as the direct service providers we work with. We are putting in place new measures to continue to support vulnerable people safely. We will continue to provide services in family violence, financial counselling, youth and family services. For wider Covid-19 help and information resources visit