Upcoming presentations

Here are the upcoming speakers and presentations for ASIC's Financial Literacy Community of Practice. These events are held in each ASIC state office and linked via video conference. If you would like to attend please RSVP below. 

Financial literacy for vulnerable populations: Evaluating a tailor-built program and effectiveness of a text message nudge

24 February 2017

Professor Roslyn Russell, RMIT University Roslyn Russell Wayne Warburton

Dr. Wayne Warburton, Macquarie University

The Wesley Mission 'In Charge of My Money' Financial Literacy program aims to help vulnerable people build financial capabilities to manage their money and avoid getting into debt.

In this presentation, Professor Roslyn Russell and Dr Wayne Warburton will present details of the first evaluation of Wesley Mission's Financial Literacy program and the effectiveness of follow-up reminders to increase the chance of sustained change.

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Start Smart story book and virtual reality experience

31 March 2017

Kylie Macfarlane, General Manager Corporate Responsibility, CommBank

Kylie_MacfarlaneStart Smart is the country's largest financial education program reaching more than 500,000 school students in the last year. In 2016, CommBank piloted a program extension with an educational story book and virtual reality experience for young kids and parents to enjoy together.

This presentation will detail insights from the pilot and how the initiative has triggered new thinking about how best to teach money skills.

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Last updated: 14 Feb 2017