The Financial & Consumer Rights Council

We provide resources and support to financial counsellors.

Financial Counsellors assist Victorians in financial difficulty
by providing information, support and advocacy.

Working within the community sector, their
services are free, independent and confidential.

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Professional Development for Members

The Professional Development Calendar is designed to meet the needs of financial counsellors at all levels of practice.

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About the FCRC

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Do You Need Free Financial Counselling?

Although we don't offer financial counselling ourselves, you can enter your postcode or suburb to the left to find your nearest financial counsellor. This works best with Google Chrome as your browser.

Financial counselling services are free.

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Latest News

12 February 2015

FCA National Conference 2015: Canberra

Despite funding uncertainty, the conference is going ahead! REGISTER.. Continue »

25 August 2014

FCRC releases Rank the Energy Retailer Report

FCRC receives daily feedback from financial counsellors across Victoria on how the policies and.. Continue »

15 August 2014

Thanks to FCs, Make it Mine Finance pays $20,400 penalty for misleading advertising

Financial counsellors at Mallee Family Care were assisting ASIC, and some Dareton based Indigenous.. Continue »

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Member Update

Have you renewed your membership for 2015?

Membership renewal is due March 30th


FCRC Annual Conference 21015

The conference will be held at Peppers Sands Resport, Torquay, in September, on the 9th, 10th and 11th


Become a Financial Counsellor

Interested in a career in financial counselling?

Learn more about the nationally accredited Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling).

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