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Friday 23 Jun 2017

Chair's Report - June 2017

By: Julie Barrow

In alternating issues of the Devil's Advocate, the FCRC Chairperson contributes a message to the sector. This month, Julie Barrow reflects on the contributions of FCRC Executive Officer, Peter Gartlan. Peter will conclude his time at FCRC in September.

Thursday 22 Jun 2017

Interview with Carlos Poveda Rayo, Anglicare Werribee

In each issue of the Devil's Advocate, FCRC shines the spotlight on one of our members. This month, financial counsellor Carlos Poveda Rayo shares how he ended up in financial counselling and why he won't return to the corporate world.

Friday 16 Jun 2017

FCRC & CALC Submission to the Essential Services Commission

In response to the ESC's new draft decision for its Payment Difficulties Framework, FCRC and Consumer Action Law Centre have submitted their comments to the Commission.

Recognising many of the new measures the ESC has proposed in the revised framework, we are positive the ESC can achieve its objective of ensuring customers are disconnected as a last resort. We also make recommendations to ensure the framework can do more to support and protect vulnerable customers.