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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.

Consumer groups welcome South Australian crackdown on predatory lenders

Media Release 16 September, 2020 Consumer groups welcome South Australian crackdown on predatory lenders Consumer groups have applauded the South Australian government’s plans to crackdown on payday lenders and consumer…

Money on your mind – campaign to improve mental and financial health

Media Release 1 September, 2020 Beyond Blue and Financial Counselling Australia (FCA) are encouraging people to access free support services to cope with the economic…

FCA apologises for mistake in Rank the Banks (and other creditors) report

Media Release  29th July 2020 Financial Counselling Australia (FCA) has today apologised for some inaccurate information in its’ latest Rank the Banks (and other creditors)…

Juggling bills and debts?

for free

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


Call the Helpline to speak to a financial counsellor

Help for Small Businesses

To find a financial counselling agency in your area

FCA on Twitter

Today's @D_AccessEcon report for @ACOSS finds that cuts to #JobSeeker would reduce the size of the economy by $31.3billion, with the shock to consumption costing 145,000 full-time jobs over two years.

#auspol #RaisetheRateforGood

We've made a #submission with @WesternCLC @Fin_Rights_CLC @FCAupdate on modernising the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Terms of Reference #Goods and Services #Telecommunications

The role of a financial counsellor isn’t always well understood. So in this episode of the Aus Finance Podcast, financial counsellor Nick Georgiou breaks down exactly what they do, how they can help and where you can go to get in contact.


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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