ICAN News

Generosity reigns during COVID-19

For over ten years, ICAN’s website PayPal donation button sat alone in cyberspace waiting for a donor’s generosity. Competing with so many worthy charities, and sitting within an organisation that never invested the time… Read more »

Empowering Community Services

Ergon, Powerlink and ICAN Learn announce a new Diploma of Financial Counselling Scholarship Program, to support the development of new financial counsellors in regional Queensland. Financial counselling and community support services are expecting increased… Read more »

Price Gouging Update

If you read our May E-News story, ‘Help ICAN and CHOICE make price gouging illegal!’, you’ll know that ICAN and CHOICE wrote a joint letter to the QLD Attorney General, proposing new legislation to… Read more »

It’s Time to Reconnect

The current COVID-19 landscape has posed extreme new health threats to vulnerable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities throughout Australia. Communities already struggling with limited access to services are now physically isolated, more than… Read more »

Scamwatch: Coronavirus

Unfortunately, as the effects of the Covid-19 virus in Australia have become increasingly serious, a number of scammers have sought to take advantage of consumers. The ACCC’s Consumer Consultative Committee (of which ICAN is… Read more »