Key themes

This page summarises the key themes that emerged through Forum sessions over the course of the day.

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key themes

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National Financial Literacy Forum 2013


  • Australian reliance on debt is a challenge
  • Removing stigma from financial literacy conversations
  • Make living within your means "sexy"
  • Understand the long term impacts of short term choices
  • Reach a critical mass in workplaces
  • Changing the behaviour of institutions - and not just individuals
  • Partnerships and interactions
    - match making
    - data sharing
    - communities of practice
  • It is not just content - it is about "getting it to the audience"
  • Build on, and extend our work in schools

Last updated: 17 Dec 2015