Author: ICAN

ICAN Atherton Opens in 2020!

ICAN hit the ground running in 2020, with the exciting news that we are preparing to open our first full-time office in Atherton in early 2020!  Based on the Tablelands, Far North Qld, our new… Read more »

Major disasters require major responses

As of the 4th January, 2020, Australia’s bushfire crisis has caused 24 fatalities and the destruction of over 2500 buildings, including over 1300 houses. The estimated $350M+ insurance bill coupled with other associated financial impacts… Read more »

Watch our 2019 Annual Report video here!

2019 was another big year for ICAN and our subsidiary registered training organisation ICAN Learn, in moving towards achieving our vision of Empowering Indigenous Consumers and developing the financial counselling and capability sectors. The Annual Report… Read more »

Yarns from the north (Part 2)

Hi Alan, thanks for agreeing to this interview for our ‘Yarn’s from the north’ series. As stated on the phone I’ve been really impressed by your consumer advocacy and wanted to focus the story on… Read more »

Education shapes profession

A current review on the Diploma of Financial Counselling [code CHC51115] has posed a risk to the retention of core units that are part of the Financial Counselling profession. In this article, we provide… Read more »

ICAN Annual Report 2019

2019 was another big year for ICAN in moving toward our vision of ‘Empowering Indigenous Consumers’ through the provision of consumer advocacy, financial counselling and capability services. In 2019 we also witnessed the rise… Read more »

Yarnin’ Money Report 2019

Yarnin’ Money Co-Designer and Facilitator, Eddie Buli talks about the issues around financial capability within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, how Yarnin’ is used in the delivery of training and how that… Read more »

Creating a Buzz in Mapoon

ICAN was excited to support the “Decarbonising Remote Communities” project recently, an initiative of the Queensland Government. ICAN’s role in the larger project was to deliver energy education to the remote community of Mapoon, located in… Read more »