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Monday 29 May 2017

EO's Report - May 2017

By: Peter Gartlan

In alternating issues of the Devil's Advocate, the FCRC Executive Officer contributes a message to the sector. This month, Peter Gartlan discusses state government funding of financial counselling, as well as announcing his resignation for the role of Executive Officer.

Sunday 28 May 2017

Interview with Leanne Clarke, Orbost Health

In each issue of the Devil's Advocate, FCRC shines the spotlight on one of our members. This month we interview Leanne Clarke, a financial counsellor working in the small Gippsland town of Orbost.

Thursday 25 May 2017

FCA 2017 Conference highlights

By: James Degenhardt

​The FCA Conference, held on the Gold Coast from 14-17 May, brought together nearly 600 delegates from the financial counselling and community sectors, government, industry and ombudsman schemes. The conference theme, "Making Waves," rippled throughout the event as presenters shared the ways in which they have been making meaningful impacts in their areas of work.

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Toll Road Operator Infringements

By: Tom McIntosh

Last financial year, Victoria’s toll road operators referred 1.2 million unpaid tolls to Victoria Police for infringement notices to be issued to Victorians. FCRC and Money Magazine are calling on Transurban to change their out-dated and unfair toll enforcement system.