Resources and Support to

Financial Counsellors.

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The South Australian Financial Counsellors Association

SAFCA is the peak body for Financial Counsellors in South Australia and the Northern Territory. We provide registration services, professional development opportunities and professional supervision facilitation for our members in SA and NT.

SAFCA provides systems advocacy on behalf of financially vulnerable people in SA and NT by consulting with government, industry and consumer groups.

Financial Counsellors assist South Australians and Northern Territorians 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.

Our members also assist industry by ensuring their customers have a better understanding of their financial position and obligations. SAFCA is committed to working with industry for better outcomes for the people of SA and NT.

Please note: SAFCA does not ask for donations through third parties. If you wish to donate to this Association, please contact us on 08 8337 0898

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Events & Updates

Financial Counselling Australia Conference

Financial Counselling Australia have postponed the National Conference which was scheduled in May. Please see below for more details.

National Debt Helpline

1800 007 007

Small Business Bushfire Financial Counselling

1800 413 828


The Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 19th October at 12.30pm via Zoom, with the results of the Board Elections being announced at this time. 

Voting for Board Members by Full & Associate Members closes  Thursday October 15th at 5pm.   

Full, Associate and Affiliate Members are all encouraged to attend the AGM.

Please contact safca@safca.org.au for further information.

Latest News

13 October 2020

Media Release 7/10/2020
Financial Counselling Australia has welcomed two key announcements made last night as part of the Federal Budget. The first measure will secure the ongoing pay of financial counsellors employed by a number of charities and community organisations. The Government will ...
23 September 2020
MEDIA RELEASE CALC 22 SEPT 2020 A Senate Committee has handed down its final report on proposed reforms to payday loans and consumer leases in the National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Small Amount Credit Contract and Consumer Lease Reforms) Bill 2019 (No. 2), otherwise known as the ...
23 September 2020
Fiona Guthrie:   Now is the time for banks to focus on their customers financial wellbeing.

Read Fiona's opinion piece here:



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