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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.

ASIC calls time on disclosure

FCA welcomes the release today of ASIC’s ground breaking report Disclosure: Why it shouldn’t be the default. The report comprehensively explains why disclosure is such…

FCA calls on Government to Raise the Rate during Anti-Poverty Week

This Anti-Poverty Week, Financial Counselling Australia joins our colleagues in the community and business sectors calling on the government to Raise the Rate. This is…

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…

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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

The Experience of (Not) Living on Newstart.
Read and share our report on the stories and experiences of financial counselling clients struggling to make ends meet on the current #Newstart rate. #antipovertyweek #APW2019 #RaiseTheRate

https://t.co/X8kz5V0zWK

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

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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