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Thrive Refugee Enterprise - Sydney Office

Level 2, 75 George Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150

P / 1300 651 676 E / info@tre.org.au

Thrive Refugee Enterprise - Melbourne Office

Level 4, 1 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

P / 1300 651 676 E / info@tre.org.au

Thrive Refugee Enterprise - Queensland Office

28 Dibley St, Woollongabba, QLD 4102

P / 1300 651 676 E / info@tre.org.au

Thrive Refugee Enterprise - South Australia Office

Ground Floor, 212 Pirie Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

P / 1300 651 676 E / info@tre.org.au

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    FAQs

    • About Thrive

      • Who funds Thrive?

        Thrive is funded by generous donations and grants given to us by private donors who believe in the Thrive vision.

      • Why does Thrive only provide financial assistance for refugees and asylum seekers?

        Due to their visa conditions and lack of credit history, as such, our objective is to support our clients who do not qualify from financial assistance with regular banks and financial institutions in Australia.

      • Is Thrive Government supported?

        Thrive has been proudly supported by the Department of Home Affairs as well as many generous private donors.

      • Are you Westpac Bank?

        No, Thrive is not a bank. Westpac supports Thrive by providing the funds to enable is to provide financial support to our clients. These funds will need to be paid back to Westpac.

      • Do you provide relocation services/accommodation for refugees?

        No, we don’t. Thrive provides business ideas, support, mentorship and financial assistance to refugees and asylum seekers so that they can lead to self-employment/starting a business or expanding businesses.

      • I would like to submit my feedback to Thrive, how can I do that?

        We appreciate hearing from you. Please email us at info@tre.org.au and the Thrive will get in touch with you.

      • I would like to submit a complaint to Thrive, how can I do that?

        We take your complaints very seriously. Please click here to see the steps you can take to submit a formal complaint.

    • Applying for Business Financial Assistance

      • How can I apply for business financial support?

        You can apply for a financial support by visiting the financing section of our website: www.tre.org.au/financing and click “Register Now”.

      • What do I need to apply business financing?

        You will need to:

        • Be over 18 years of age
        • Have a work permit
        • Fill in the Register Form
        • Provide 2 referees
        • Provide a copy of your visa document
        • Provide another form of identification
      • What can I expect from the business financing process?

        After you Register Your Interest a Thrive staff member will get in touch with you within 48 working hours and set up an appointment. In the meeting, depending on your business stage and business type, a relevant explanation of the process will be provided to you.

      • Why do I need a Guarantor?

        People on bridging visas need guarantors because the duration of their visa may expire and they may be deported during the financing repayment period.

      • Who needs a Guarantor?

        • People on Bridging visas.
        • People on Temporary Protection Visas (TPV) who have less than 18 months left on their visa.
        • People on a SHEV visa that expires in 24 months.
      • Why don’t we offer personal lending?

        We don’t offer personal financing because Thrive aims to assist refugees and asylum seekers who wish to be self-employed/start their own businesses and support their entrepreneurial efforts.

      • Can I get financing to pay for my studies?

        No. Thrive financing is for business purposes only. Thrive aims to assist refugees and asylum seekers who wish to be self-employed/ start their own businesses and support their entrepreneurial efforts.

      • Can I get business financing to buy a car to use privately?

        No. Thrive business financing is for business purposes only. Thrive aims to assist refugees and asylum seekers who wish to be self-employed/ start their own businesses and support their entrepreneurial efforts.

      • Why did my financing application get declined?

        Financing may be declined for many reasons. For example, if you have a poor credit history or if you are unable to find a guarantor (if required). These are not the only reasons. As every business and application is different, there may other reasons why you do not meet the eligibility requirements. If you would like to discuss the reasons why you may have been declined, please e-mail us at info@tre.org.au.

    • Thrive’s Clients

      • I’m a client, how can I get featured on your website?

        Contact us at info@tre.org.au.

      • I’m a client, I’m interested in being in your testimonials/case studies/ videos. How can I do that?

        Express your interest to be featured on Thrive’s social media and video feeds at info@tre.org.au with an address to our Marketing Manager, Eymie.

    • Volunteering with Thrive

      • How do I become a volunteer?

        Easy! Visit our volunteer section of our website: www.tre.org.au/volunteer and use our online application system to apply.