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An Australia
with fewer people
in financial hardship

An Australia
with fewer people
in financial hardship

Financial Counselling Australia (FCA) is the peak body for financial counsellors in Australia.

FCA is the national voice for the financial counselling profession in Australia. It is a not-for-profit organisation that:

  • Provides resources and support for financial counsellors;
  • Advocates for a fairer marketplace;
  • Works to raise the profile of financial counsellors;
  • Advocates to increase access to financial counselling; and
  • Works to improve hardship processes for people in financial difficulty.

Financial Counselling Sector Welcomes Release of Funding Review and Findings

The Minister for Social Services, the Hon. Anne Ruston has today released the independent review of financial counselling services conducted by Louise Sylvan AM: The…

Financial Counselling Sector tells Senate Committee that we need to Raise the Rate  

A joint submission from FCA and the State/Territory financial counseling agencies to a Senate Inquiry into the adequacy of Newstart adds yet more evidence to…

Financial Counselling Australia Welcomes ASIC Appeal In Westpac Case

Financial Counselling Australia welcomes the decision by corporate regulator ASIC to appeal a recent Federal Court judgment that found Westpac was not required to consider…

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The website has step-by-step guides explaining how to fix common debt problems

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Call the Helpline to speak to a financial counsellor

To find a financial counselling agency in your area

FCA on Twitter

Financial Counselling Sector Welcomes Release of Funding Review and Findings.
The Minister for Social Services, the Hon. Anne Ruston has released the independent review of financial counselling services by Louise Sylvan AM: See the media release here https://t.co/tcBmRsrcDH #FCA

Read Opinion piece by @fionaguthrie and @gerardbrody calling on ASIC to appeal Westpac judgement on responsible lending @FCAupdate https://t.co/lgJ1G6bFtK

The FCA conference attracts a wide variety of high-profile and respected speakers, including Australian leaders, consumer advocates, politicians, regulators and industry representatives. We’re not afraid to try new things and have a reputation for a fast-moving and creative conference.

Financial Counselling at work

74% avoid legal action
69% are more positive about the future
66% resolve their financial difficulties
63% improve their mental wellbeing
53% avoid bankruptcy
45% improve their physical health
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