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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.

If you’re worried about bills and debts, please ring us

As businesses shut down to stop the spread of Covid 19, and more and more people lose their jobs, financial counsellors want Australians to know…

Small Business Bushfire Financial Counselling Support Line 1800 413 828

Is your small business suffering? Free financial counselling is available. We are here to help. Just call us. Financial Counselling Australia is excited to announce…

A little relief will go a long way for thousands struggling due to COVID-19

Widespread disruption caused by COVID-19 is being felt across Australia. It won’t be long before we have thousands of people trying to survive on a reduced income,…

Juggling bills and debts?
Get back on track with


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


Call the Helpline to speak to a financial counsellor

To find a financial counselling agency in your area

FCA on Twitter

It's so important that utilities, banks, telcos, finance companies don't require customers to contact them before offering protection from disconnection, restriction, penalty fees, interest, external debt collection etc. Don't they know how hard it is to get through? #COVID19au

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Federal Government to increase threshold for creditors to initiate bankruptcy action to $20,000. Consumer advocates have been calling for this increase to better protect debtors 👏👏 @consumer_action @FCAupdate @Fin_Rights_CLC @fionaguthrie #COVID19Aus

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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