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122 Organisations join together to oppose Government's plan to axe safe lending laws

Axing safe lending laws will be bad for people, bad for the economy and directly contradict the first recommendation of the banking royal commission, say leading voices across Australia

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The State and Territory financial counselling associations, in conjunction with FCA, have engaged Access EAP to provide a Member Assistance Program (similar to an employee assistance program) for all financial counsellors, financial counselling agency managers and their families. While some agencies already offer these services to their staff, others do not.

To find out what assistance is available, and how to book an appointment, click here.

Latest News

24 February 2021
Media Release Financial counsellors label increase to JobSeeker nowhere near enough Financial counsellors are disappointed with today's decision by the Federal Government to only increase JobSeeker by $50 a fortnight. "This is well below what is needed. We support a permanent and...
11 January 2021
Buy now, pay later just another form of credit FIONA GUTHRIE WANT that holiday but don't have the money in your pocket? Want that new furniture, or pair of jeans, but your bank balance is looking a bit shaky? In days gone by, many people turned to credit cards, complete with exorbita...
1 December 2020
Media Release 26th November 2020 Financial Counselling Australia has welcomed the Federal Government's response to last year's review of the coordination and funding for financial counselling services across Australia. The review, called the Countervailing Power: Review of the coo...


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