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Scamwatch: Coronavirus

Scamwatch: Coronavirus

08/05/2020

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 »

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URGENT CALL FOR ACTION COVID 19

URGENT CALL FOR ACTION COVID 19

08/04/2020

We are three members of the Cairns Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community concerned about a number of issues in relation to the response for Covid 19 and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities... Read more »

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Corona Preppers

Corona Preppers

22/03/2020

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 »

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Northern Star

Northern Star

22/03/2020

Welcome home Jillian!  How does it feel to be back in Cairns? It feels exactly like coming home! Growing up here, I never appreciated how beautiful it is. Now, everywhere I go I am... Read more »

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More Than Money

More Than Money

22/03/2020

ICAN and the Financial Counselling Association of Queensland (FCAQ) hosted Janet Murray, the head of a new Canadian not-for-profit social enterprise, Sustainable Livelihoods Canada (SLC), earlier this month. During her stay, Janet conducted two... Read more »

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Annique Jones’s Diary

Annique Jones’s Diary

23/02/2020

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 »

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Counting the Costs

Counting the Costs

23/02/2020

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 »

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