Author: ICAN

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 »

One-stop Yarnin’ Money shop

ICAN and service partners the Commonwealth Bank, Centrelink, Good Shepherd Microfinance, Many Rivers, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT) held a Yarnin’ Money Day event on Palm… Read more »

Show me the money!

How federal funding is empowering Palm Island residents Thanks to the support of ongoing federal funding, ICAN maintains its weekly visits to the community of Palm Island, where we continue to build and strengthen… Read more »