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2023 Conference Launceston

The  Financial Counselling Association Tasmania (FCAT) held its 2023 conference at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston on the 5th and 6th of September.

The theme of the conference wass "The Path Forward" focusing on  where to now post Covid.

FCAT Conference 2023 program

Grand Chancellor Hotel Launceston Tasmania September 5th and 6th

Theme “the path forward”


Day 1

8.30 registration

9.00 welcome to country: Paul Dare.

9.10 conference opening: Chris Jones CEO Anglicare Tasmania

9.20 presidents address:  Danielle Slade

9.30 keynote speaker:  to be confirmed

10.00 dealing with neuro diverse clients: to be confirmed

10.30 Morning tea

11.00 FCA update: Fiona Guthrie CEO Financial counselling Australia  

11.30 legal debt recovery panel: Betty Weule, Laura Pringle Anthony Mihal

12.30 lunch

1.30  conflict of interest: Anthony Mihal 

2.00 bank updates:  ANZ Marie Andrews and Ed Tawil.  Others to be confirmed

3.00 afternoon tea

3.30-4.00 rural business update or small business basics:  ( rural financial counselling  TBC)

4.00-5.00 ombudsman: AFCA,  speaker to be confirmed. Other to be confirmed  


Day 2


8.30 trivia quiz session

9.00 bankruptcy: Betty Weule 

9.45 gambling program FCVIC Annette Deveraux

10.00 ANZ financial literacy presentation: speaker to be confirmed

10.30 morning tea

11.00-ATO; To be confirmed

11.30 Centrelink:  David Murray FISO

12.00 MPES Marguerite: Wayne Johnston Director


12.30 lunch

1.30 2.00 public trustee: speaker to be confirmed

2.00 wrap up president’s farewell etc. conference close


2.30  AGM FCAT Members only

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