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Here you'll find media releases from FCRC and the organisations with whom we work, such as Financial Counselling Australia, The Victorian Council of Social Services and others.

Media Releases and Coverage

Here you'll find media releases from FCRC and the organisations with whom we work, such as Financial Counselling Australia, the Victorian Council of Social Services and others.

From time to time we may also be part of a joint media release with other organisations. These will also be made available here.

We also publish any relevant media coverage here.

Friday 07 Dec 2018

Bureaucratic bungling means Christmas relief falls short

The Financial and Consumer Rights Council (FCRC) today condemned the actions of the Federal Department of Social Services (DSS) in leaving vulnerable Australians in South East Melbourne without financial counselling services in the lead up to Christmas.