You may be unable to pay a fine due to:
In these cases – or if you're going through a really tough time – you may be eligible for a work and development order (WDO).
Read more in our hardship policy.
Under a WDO you can pay off or reduce a fine by:
Before you can apply for a WDO you need to find an approved WDO sponsor. These approved sponsor organisations or health practitioners will help you through the process and apply for a WDO on your behalf.
A WDO can help people who are finding it hard to clear a government debt to make a fresh start.
Watch these videos to learn about how WDOs have helped people pay their fines and move on with their lives.