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Articles of Interest - 13 August

FCA apologises for mistake in Rank the Banks (and other creditors) report Media Release - 29th July 2020 Read here
Have a client struggling to pay their energy bill specifically affected by the Pandemic? FCA want to hear from you ABC 7.30 are hoping to interview people who have struggled to pay their energy bills (gas, electricity), sp...

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Information about the VET FEE-HELP Student Redress Measures

The Commonwealth Ombudsman is seeking your help in letting your organisation and your network know about the VET FEE-HELP Student Redress Measures (the redress measures). The redress measures came into effect at the beginning of 2019 and provide a remedy for students who incurred a debt under the VET FEE-HELP scheme due to the inappropriate ...

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Professional Development - 6th August

August
SAFCA NATIONAL CREDIT CODE MIND THE GAPS - Presented by Julia Bidstrup, Legal Services Commission Monday 10th August 2pm Julia will present a 1.5 hour Webinar on the National Credit Code Mind the Gaps, as well as covering pawn-broking, Cigno and Business Purpose Declarations. Register here   Tuesday...

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News from SACOSS 6th August

I am sharing 4 stories from the SACOSS weekly newsletter: New Closing the Gap agreement with 16 new targets to improve people's lives Homelessness Week highlights need to build social housing We've Got You: Help from the Energy Sector Back the Campaign to #RaiseTheRateForGood
New Closing the Gap agre...

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Cigno and ASIC submission

Thank you to everyone who contributed case studies about Cigno. FCA have drafted a submission which will be sent to ASIC today, and SAFCA have put their name to the document. I will share a copy of the submission next week. At the time of typing FCA were making some final adjustments. This is a joint submission to ASIC about Cigno, su...

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