New partnership equals big win for the Tablelands

Tableland Community NILS and ICAN have joined forces to tackle financial exclusion throughout the Tablelands Region by combining organisational expertise and programs. On receiving funding from the Queensland Government’s Financial Inclusion Program, ICAN has… Read more »

ICAN Learn a shared vision

ICAN is pleased to announce the launch of ICAN Learn, our registered training organisation (RTO). The milestone is the realisation of a dream shared at opposite ends of Australia’s east coast. It was our … Read more »

ICAN joins FIAP partnership group

ICAN is one of 30 trailblazer organisations to join the Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP) partnership group. Group partners include essential services providers, professional services, banks, universities, government agencies and community organisations, all jointly… Read more »

Scholarship applications now open

ICAN Learn is now accepting scholarship applications for two concurrent Diploma of Financial Counselling courses: the Indigenous Financial Counselling Mentorship Program and the Multi-Cultural Scholarship Program, to be delivered in 2017-2019. Indigenous Financial Counselling… Read more »

Good Money Store Opens in Cairns

More than 110,000 people in Far North Queensland could be eligible to borrow money for essential goods and services and pay no or low interest through the region’s first Good Money community finance store.… Read more »

Yarrabah takes a stand against unlawful traders

The Aboriginal community of Yarrabah in north Queensland today hosted the launch of the “Do Not Knock informed” communities program, with the unveiling of new roadside signage designed to warn door-to-door traders not to… Read more »

Can you spot a scam on social media?

In 2016 Scamwatch received more reports than ever of scammers approaching their victims through social networking sites. Victims reported losing over $9.5 million to social media scams last year – almost three times more… Read more »