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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.

Call for Afterpay Rebel Wilson advertisement to be discontinued

Financial Counselling Australia (FCA) is calling for a buy now pay later video advertisement which features actor Rebel Wilson to be pulled. One scene depicts Ms Wilson…

Don’t suffer alone – there is FREE financial counselling available

Don’t suffer alone. That’s the key message from the National Debt Helpline (NDH) and Small Business Debt Helpline (SBDH) to those who are financially affected…

Financial counselling peak bodies endorse Uluru Statement

The peak bodies in the financial counselling sector are proud to announce their support for the Uluru Statement from the Heart. The Statement calls for…

Juggling bills and debts?

for free
financial
counselling

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

Help for Small Businesses

To find a financial counselling agency in your area

The NDH also offers a live chat function for small businesses around Australia and individuals in the ACT, NSW, Tasmania and WA. Just click on the chat bubble at the bottom right of the page to get started.

FCA on Twitter

Quarantine debt bills hit Australians: "It would be very helpful if there was one source of information about people's rights when it comes to hotel quarantine debt when it becomes unaffordable," said @gerardbrody Consumer Action @FCAupdate https://tinyurl.com/2y3u4auz

Afterpay pulls Rebel Wilson TV ad. @theheraldsun https://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/finance-counsellors-call-for-rebel-wilson-afterpay-ad-to-be-pulled-from-tv/news-story/65cd422a7e9b695b615ff9fab7b5f172 @FCAupdate @consumer_action @FCVic_org_au

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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