Shaping a National Strategy for 2018
The National Strategy is a framework to guide policies, programs
and activities that aim to strengthen Australians' financial
literacy and capability. The National Financial Literacy Strategy
2014-17, led by ASIC, was released in 2014.
In 2016-17 ASIC led a consultation process to refine and update
the National Strategy for 2018. This is an opportunity to further
strengthen partnerships and collaborative efforts, and broaden
stakeholder reach and engagement with the National Strategy.
This consultation sought views from all interested stakeholders
to inform the 2018 National Strategy, so that it can effectively
support and promote relevant policy and program initiatives.
ASIC kicked off the consultation process by hosting a series of
roundtable discussions in December 2016, with key stakeholders from
the government, business, community and education sectors.
These discussions included a review of progress made by stakeholders
undertaking initiatives aligned with the National Strategy,
feedback on the effectiveness of the National Strategy's strategic framework,
and exploration of key issues for discussion during the
A consultation paper was then circulated for public comment from
15 October to 1 December 2017.
National Financial Literacy Strategy Consultation
Feedback from the
A total of 145 organisations and individuals provided input to
the public consultation. All sectors were well represented,
including business and finance, community and consumer, education
and research, and government.
Public responses have been published on ASIC's consultation hub.
Your input is helping us to shape a National
Strategy that is relevant, forward-looking and responsive to
environmental opportunities and challenges.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2018