Payday Loans in Brisbane

Coming up short well before the end of the month? Find out your short term loan options in Brisbane.

Thanks to tourism and a boom in the white-collar and blue-collar industries, Brisbane currently boasts one of the highest average incomes per household in Australia. Even so, out of the three million people in Australia's most populous city, thousands still struggle to make ends meet between paydays.

Payday loans can be easy to secure: applying for one requires practically no paperwork. People can almost always apply online and funds are made available hours after approval. Between the rising cost of living, unforeseen costs and household expenses, payday loans could provide relief when a salary falls short of bridging the gap.

Sunshine Short Term Offer

Sunshine Short Term Offer

  • Centrelink borrowers considered
  • Fast approval service
  • Borrow up to $2,000
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Sunshine Short Term Offer

This is a short term loan offer with a fast and easy online application for bad credit borrowers who are employed. You can apply today to get approved for up to $2,000

  • Loan amount: $2,000
  • Loan term: 9 weeks
  • Turnaround time: 30 Minutes - conditions apply
  • Fees: 20% of borrowed amount + 4% of borrowed amount each month
  • Bad credit borrowers OK
  • Quick and easy Approval
  • No Credit Checks - Must be employed
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Compare a range of payday loans

Rates last updated August 17th, 2017
Name Product Max. Loan Amount Term of Loan Turnaround Time Costs Product Description
Sunshine Short Term Loans
$2,000
9 weeks
30 Minutes - conditions apply
20% of loan amount + 4% of loan amount each month
Apply online with Sunshine Loans and you could borrow up to $2,000 paid directly into your account. Family Business since 1999.
Nimble Short Term Loan
$2,000
62 days to 1 year
1 hour - conditions apply*
20% of loan amount + 4% of loan amount each month
Apply for a short term loan and you could borrow up to $2,000
Cash Train Loans
$2,000
10 weeks or 3 months
1 Business Day
20% of principal amount (establishment fee) + 4% monthly charge
Apply for a Cash Train loan and get up to $2,000 sent straight to your bank account. Fast online application
Cash Converters Personal Loan
$2,000
Up to 12 months
24 - 48 hours
20% establishment fee + 4% monthly fee
Borrow cash over a longer period of time if you earn $300 a week or more.
Ferratum Cash Loans
$1,900
Up to 6 mths
Same Day if approved
20% of borrowed amount + 4% of borrowed amount each month
A small loan from Ferratum lets you borrow up to $1,900 without a credit check

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payday-warningDo you really need a loan today?*

It can be expensive to borrow small amounts of money and borrowing may not solve your money problems.

Check your options before you borrow:

  • For information about other options for managing bills and debts, ring 1800 007 007 from anywhere in Australia to talk to a free and independent financial counsellor
  • Talk to your electricity, gas, phone or water provider to see if you can work out a payment plan
  • If you are on government benefits, ask if you can receive an advance from Centrelink: Phone: 13 17 94

The Government's MoneySmart website shows you how small amount loans work and suggests other options that may help you.

* This statement is an Australian Government requirement under the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009.

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How do payday loan providers in Brisbane work?

Most providers in Brisbane allow online applications, which means little to zero paperwork for applicants. A few personal details will be required as well as information about your income, expenses and employment. Applications are processed and funded usually within 24 hours. If you have the means to repay the loan your application is usually considered.

Brisbane providers will lend up to $2,000 as long as applicants meet the criteria. Some go even as high as $5,000. As for the cost, for a loan up to $2,000 you will pay a 20% establishment fee and a 4% monthly fee. Loans over $2,000 will have higher fees and charges.

Information about how to compare payday loans

How to compare Brisbane Payday Loans

How to compare short term loan lenders

In general, payday-loan providers have minimal requirements for approval and in a vas majority of occasions, every applicant is approved. The price for the guarantee of quick cash is high interest and repayment required within a short period of time. The applicant has to consider these terms seriously when deciding how much to borrow.

For example, one of the criteria for a payday loan from Loan Ranger Cash Loans is that applicants must receive their salaries electronically. Based on the application, the client accepts the offered amount via electronic signature and the 'Little Loan' is transferred.

What areas in Brisbane are Payday Loans available?

Payday loan providers generally have a strong online presence, but people can find provider offices almost anywhere in the greater Brisbane area.

  • Inner-city precincts South Bank and Fortitude Valley are considered the fashion, entertainment and social hubs.
  • Brisbane's suburbs Include the chic Ascot and Hamilton, West End with its classic and vintage overtones, Roma Street Parkland with its iconic park and Bayside with its foreshores of Shorncliff, Wynnum and Manly.

What are the benefits and drawbacks to weigh up?

  • Approved within hours.
    A payday loan is approved within hours following the application and money is made available almost immediately after approval.
  • Relieves financial pressure.
    When in a tough spot financially and all options have been exhausted, a cash injection via a payday loan provides a welcome boost until the next payday.
  • Minimal paperwork.
    Most applications are submitted online, which means zero paperwork. Applicants are not required to provide reasons for the loan and providers don't conduct credit-history checks.
  • Short term.
    Most providers require that the payday loan be repaid by the following payday or within a maximum of 50 to 60 days.
  • High rates and fees.
    Since there are fewer criteria and no credit checks required for loan approval, the fees and rates for payday loans are quite high.

Questions to ask before you borrow

Just because providers are willing to lend the maximum for which an applicant is eligible, doesn't mean that the maximum amount should be borrowed. Work out what your ongoing repayments will be before you borrow and make sure they are affordable.

While most lenders can get you your approved loan on the day you apply, others may take longer or even shorter. Ask when you should expect your loan.

If borrowers can't make repayments, providers propose certain solutions like extending the term of the contract with reduced payments or delaying payment for a certain time. However, the provider can take action if the borrower is found to be in breach of the credit contract.

All payday-loan providers urge potential clients to do their research before applying for a loan, so in the spirit of financial responsibility, shop around and compare rates before committing to a contract.

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