The South Australian Financial Counsellors Association

We provide resources and support to financial counsellors.

Financial Counsellors assist South Australians in financial difficulty by providing information, support and advocacy for their clients. Financial Counsellors work within the Community sector. Their services are free, independent and confidential.

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Need Free Financial Counselling?

Although we don’t offer financial counselling ourselves, you can enter your suburb to the right to find your nearest financial counsellor. Financial counselling services are free.

A Financial Counsellor Can Help »

Financial Counselling Telephone Help Line

Struggling to pay the mortgage or rent or juggling debts? Talk to a phone financial counsellor from anywhere in Australia by ringing: 1800 007 007 (Mon to Thurs: 9.30am–8pm and Friday: 9.30am-4.30pm) And remember – the sooner you ring the more options you will have!

Become a Member

Enjoy the benefits of membership and representation by your South Australian sector peak body for financial counsellors.

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Latest News

4 June 2018

18-163MR ASIC warns consumers about paying high fees for credit repair and debt advice services

ASIC is warning consumers about companies that claim they can fix a poor credit rating. ASIC is..

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25 May 2018

18-149MR Cash Converters pays $650,000 due to poor debt collection practices

An ASIC surveillance found that Cash Converters Personal Finance Pty Ltd ('Cash Converters') had..

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25 May 2018

18-148MR Fox Symes pays $37,800 for misleading advertising

ASIC has issued three infringement notices to debt management firm Fox Symes and Associates Pty Ltd..

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21 May 2018

Applications are now open for the Standards Australia Young Leaders Program 2018/19.

Do you know any emerging leaders in your sector? Standards Australia are now accepting..

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8 May 2018

Bank SA & StGeorge clients/customers can make a “Gambling Preference Request”

Hello SAFCA Members, Francie came across a very interesting new policy from St George and Bank..

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Events & Updates

Professional Development Days Coming Up


Family Violence 2 day workshops for SAFCA members are currently being rolled out in South Australia.  These are being presented by FCA.






Become a Financial Counsellor

Interested in a career in financial counselling?

Learn more about the nationally accredited Diploma of Financial Counselling. You can also read about the latest positions vacant for Financial Counsellors in Australia by going to our Careers Page

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