On 12 July, FCVic along with other members of the Economic Abuse Reference Group (EARG) wrote to the Hon Amanda Rishworth MP, Minister for Social Services, and other Ministers responsible for women’s safety, ahead of their meeting on 22 July to discuss issues including economic security.
In alternating issues of the Devil’s Advocate, FCVic shines the spotlight on one of our members. This month, we’re pleased to share our interview with Small Business Debt Helpline financial counsellor, Nicky Tsalamandris.
Watch Rachna Bowman (Senior Practitioner of Financial Wellbeing working at South East Community Links) present her SPOTtalk at the May 2022 Financial Counselling Australia conference, addressing how service system design must be re-designed with the end user in mind.
In alternating issues of the Devil’s Advocate, the FCVic Chairperson contributes a message to the sector. This month, Carly Baker shares the works FCVic has done in the family violence/social security system and insurances spaces, and looks ahead to our September Conference.
One year after the storm and floods that impacted communities across Victoria, Joy and James reflect on both the challenges and accomplishments of the hard-working disaster recovery financial counsellors.
In alternating issues of the Devil’s Advocate, the FCVic Executive Officer contributes a message to the sector. This month, Sandy Ross focuses on how the Government’s disaster response impacts financial counselling services, and the communities they support, in the wake of events.