National Voice for Financial Counselling
Financial Counselling Australia (FCA) is the peak body for financial counsellors in Australia.
People from all walks of life can find themselves with money problems. Financial counsellors are non-judgmental, qualified professionals who provide information, support and advocacy to people in financial difficulty. Working in community organisations, their services are free, independent and confidential.
"We're on your side."
Financial Counselling Australia is a member of the Consumers’ Federation of Australia.
Struggling to pay the mortgage or rent or juggling debts? . . .
Go to our consumer website: debtselfhelp.org.au
The site has an online assessment tool, over 50 Fact Sheets and letters you can use to write to creditors.
find a financial counsellor in your state or territory . . .
A directory of telephone contacts and face-to-face services.
? learn more
Release of Consultation Paper - Everyone Needs a Savings Buffer
8th July 2016 - FCA has today released a consultation paper “Everyone Needs a Savings Buffer”.
We put the paper together because of concerns that people experiencing financial hardship
Congratulations Betty Weule, AM
13th June 2016 - On behalf of the financial counselling sector, Financial Counselling Australia congratulates Betty Weule on receiving an honour in today’s Queens Birthday honours list.
Bet365 Loses and ACCC wins - Online gambling companies cannot ignore Australia’s consumer protection laws
10th June 2016 - Financial Counselling Australia welcomes today’s Federal Court judgment that will see betting giant Bet365 pay a $2.75 million fine for engaging in misleading and deceptive cond