Articles of Interest - 13 August

Written on the 13 August 2020 by SAFCA

FCA apologises for mistake in Rank the Banks (and other creditors) report

Media Release - 29th July 2020

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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), specifically those affected by the pandemic in some way (someone who may have lost work, for example). They'd also really like to include the perspective of someone who has deferred their payment. If you know anyone who has had these kinds of experiences and would be willing to speak about it, please get in touch with Director of Community Engagement at FCA, Maura Angle, at

We'd really appreciate your help!

Drought Community Support Initiative

The Federal Government has asked the St Vincent de Paul Society and The Salvation Army to participate in the disbursement of available funds to drought affected Local Government Areas (LGAs). Each eligible LGA has been allocated to one of these agencies.

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Person Centred Emergency Preparedness Planning for COVID-19

This is a guide to help people with disability to get the facts about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and make a plan for how they will manage the impact of this situation. People with disability need a plan that is tailored to their unique support needs.

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NT Government Self Care tips and support during Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Self-care during an emergency will help your long-term healing. Manage anxiety and stress. The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.

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