Tag: financial

Tackling Financial Hardship Together

The Ergon Energy Retail and Powerlink sponsored ‘Empowering Community Services’ webinar series couldn’t have come at a better time according to ICAN/ICAN Learn CEO, Aaron Davis. “Financial counsellors and the broader community services sector… Read more »

Looking after the Locals

Yarnin’ Money with the latest Qld Police Recruits Peter Ingrim, Protective Services Training QLD Coordinator for the Queensland Police Service (QPS), recently approached ICAN to run Yarnin’ Money with the Mob training for six… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Corona Preppers

The ICAN team have systematically gone into Coronavirus COVID-19 prepper mode. At the time of writing this article, North Queensland has been minimally impacted; that is with the exception of the crazy doomsday shoppers.… Read more »

Annique Jones’s Diary

Welcome to ICAN (and Townsville) Annique! You’re new to Townsville, any favourite spots yet? I’m enjoying walking along The Strand, participating in FREE exercise classes (no more excuses!) and exploring the goat tracks around… Read more »

Counting the Costs

Financial Counselling Victoria (FCVic) released a report earlier this month on financial counsellor stress and work overload. The report entitled, ‘Counting the Costs’, was created in response to consistent feedback from FCVic members experiencing high… Read more »