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.
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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.
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