Thank you for your interest in applying for FCRC membership.

Application approval is not automatic and all applications will be reviewed by the FCRC Board at the next monthly Board meeting. You will be notified of the outcome of your application shortly after that time.

If you are a current member, please re-new your membership here.

For enquiries, please email

By submitting this application, you agree to:

  • support the purposes and objectives of FCRC as detailed in the constitution
  • comply with the Australian financial counselling National Code of Ethical Practice
  • refrain from engaging in fee-for-service financial counselling whilst a member of FCRC
  • carry out your work with no conflict of interest (or, where conflict extists or potentially exists, disclose such information to FCRC)
  • authorise FCRC to collect information from or disclose information to funding bodies and employing agencies, where this is relevant to assessing or determining your capacity to meet professional standards or otherwise relevant to statutory obligations of FCRC and those bodies and agencies, and
  • meet all requirements for Continuous Professional Development and Professional Supervision as outlined in the National Standards for Membership & Accreditation.

Eligibility criteria for Associate membership:

  • Working as a financial counsellor AND
  • Actively studying for the Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling)


  • Holds the Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling) AND 
  • Has not yet had 24 months full-time experience, however meets the requirements for continuing professional development and supervision.

Membership fees:

Our membership fees are based on total number of hours employed (in ANY job or industry) per week. Please indicate your employment status below, where

  • Full time is assessed as employment (in ANY job or industry) for 20 hours or more per week
  • Part time is assessed as employment (in ANY job or industry) for less than 20 hours per week.
Total Amount
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Payment Options
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Employment and Education Details - New Associate Member
Please indicate to the closest decimal place.
Please notify FCRC if your primary employer has changed:


If you answered "yes" to the above question, you are required to provide more information about the nature of your situation.
The FCRC Board will take that into account when reviewing your application. The FCRC Board places a duty and onus on its members and applicants to disclose any matter bearing on their capacity to practice financial counselling, whether or not that matter is described above.