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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.

FCA welcomes $10 million package for financial counsellors

Financial Counselling Australia welcomes today’s announcement from the Federal Government of $10 million to expand financial counselling services as part of an extra $50 million…

FCA welcomes $15 million for 60 new rural financial counsellors

Financial Counselling Australia welcomes the federal government’s announcement of $15 million to provide 60 new rural financial counselling jobs. The $15 million is part of…

Government must regulate exploitative insurance claims managers in wake of bushfires

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FCA on Twitter

Keeping up the pressure for action on predatory insurance claims management services and payday loan companies @FCAupdate #auspol

FCA welcomes extra federal government funding of $10 million for financial counsellors, whose support will be vital as people start rebuilding their lives after the devastating bushfires @FCAupdate #auspol

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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