Why financial literacy matters
Financial literacy is about understanding money and finances and
being able to confidently apply that knowledge to make effective
The National Financial Literacy Strategy was developed in 2011
to provide a national direction for this priority area.
ASIC is leading a review of the Strategy in 2013, identifying
key issues and priorities to be considered in shaping a refreshed
Strategy for 2014-17:
- A National Financial Literacy Forum was held on 30 April - see
the outcomes of the
- A consultation process was conducted from April to August - see
- A National Financial Literacy Stocktake Survey was undertaken
from May to August - see the survey
The 2014-17 Strategy, due to be released in early 2014, will be
published on this website.
Visit the websites of our key programs:
Our website for Australian consumers and retail investors.
Simple guidance you can trust.
Our website for financial literacy educators, helping young
Australians to be MoneySmart.