Yarnin’ without borders

Eddie Buli and Carmen Hegarty from the Yarnin’ Money team have been clocking up the miles again in April, crisscrossing the country from Cairns delivering training for “Yarnin’ Money with the Mob”, and “Yarnin’… Read more »

Work placement key to quality education

As the Commonwealth Bank sponsored Indigenous Financial Counselling Mentorship program second block training got underway. Noema Mahutariki from The Benevolent Society in Cairns, started her 220 hrs work placement at ICAN, a new training… Read more »

Yarnin’ Money on Thursday Island

Last month, ICAN’s Yarnin’ Money program experienced its largest training group to date, delivering financial capability training to thirty-five job seekers and staff from My Pathway in the Torres Strait. The training featured as… Read more »

Meet ICAN Learn’s new lead lecturer

ICAN Learn has really hit the ground running in its first year of operation as a registered training organisation with five Diploma of Financial Counselling courses being run concurrently to over fifty students. The relatively new ‘social enterprise’ prides itself… Read more »

FC’s Focus on Domestic Violence Training

Last week, ICAN staff joined twenty-seven service providers from across the Cairns and Townsville regions, in a two-day family violence training workshop, delivered by Financial Counselling Australia (FCA). The workshop, part of a national… Read more »

Checking in with Anne-Maree

In mid-2017, ICAN launched a new partnership with the Tableland Community NILS, under our Financial Inclusion Program, funded by the Queensland Government. The core objective of the partnership was to combine organisational expertise and… Read more »