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 »

Say Cheese and “Consumer Rights”

A Queensland Office of Fair Trading (QOFT) investigation has seen a Gold Coast business enter into an enforceable undertaking for alleged breaches of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). Between 1 July 2015 and 31… Read more »

Yarnin’ Money with the Commonwealth Bank

By Carmen Hegarty & Eddie Buli Last month, Yarnin’ Money was invited to promote the program to Commonweath Bank staff and its community partners. Yarnin’ Money staff Carmen Hegarty and Eddie Buli delivered training… Read more »

Fee free ATMs to continue

As 2017 was coming to a close, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) re-authorised 15 banks to to provide fee-free usage at up to 85 selected ATMs in remote parts of the Northern… Read more »

2017: Our year in review…

2017 has been a very special year for ICAN. This year, we celebrated 10 years of incorporation and reflected upon our growth as a financial counselling, training and consumer advocacy organisation dedicated to Empowering… Read more »