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.

Start Smart story book and virtual reality experience and ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching program

31 March 2017

Kylie Macfarlane, General Manager Corporate Responsibility, CommBank


Start 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.


Miles Larbey, Senior Executive Leader, ASIC


ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching is the Australian Government's financial literacy program for schools, supported by State and Territory education departments. ASIC works collaboratively with the formal education sector to support teachers in the classroom and develop in students from a young age the knowledge, skills, behaviours and attitudes to make informed decisions about money and finances.

This presentation will highlight ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching program new resources for school communities and online professional learning modules to build teacher's confidence and capability in financial literacy education.


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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 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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Last updated: 24 Mar 2017