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. 

Achieving results for Indigenous consumers: Case studies on ASIC's work with Indigenous communities

28 April 2017


Nathan Boyle, ASIC's Indigenous Outreach Program (IOP)Nathan_Boyle

Nathan will present on recent court outcomes in the Channic car loans case and Mintabie book up matter and explain how ASIC approached these investigations in new ways to ensure they were culturally appropriate in order to gain a fuller picture of the financial agreements made by Indigenous consumers.

Nathan will also explain some of the key financial literacy gaps for Indigenous consumers and give an update on the IOP's work to improve access and knowledge around superannuation. 

 

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The future of disclosure: how can we make it work better for consumers?

26 May 2017


Denise Hang, Insurance Council of AustraliaDenise_Hang

Effective product disclosure is an ongoing challenge for consumer contracts of all kinds around the world. Delivering information at the right time, and in the right way, to improve decision making is complex. In 2015, the Insurance Council established an independent taskforce to assess the effectiveness of, and recommend initiatives to enhance, product disclosure.

This presentation will outline the findings from research that has been conducted by the Insurance Council into consumer pre-purchase decision-making and the role of disclosure in helping consumers to purchase general insurance that meets their needs.

Clare Marlin, ASIC's Behavioural Economics team

Clare has been researching and reporting on consumer and investor behaviour for 20 years, including ASIC's disclosure research. Clare will highlighting ASIC's research on the limits of disclosure and draw on common themes across ASIC's significant bank of consumer and investor research, as well as relevant principles from the behavioural sciences.

 

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Last updated: 04 Apr 2017