Business and industry

Business and industry organisations supporting the Strategy

A list of business and industry organisations who are actively supporting the National Financial Literacy Strategy through financial literacy initiatives.

Organisation Contribution to the Strategy Strategic priority

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ)

ANZ Survey of Adult Financial Literacy in Australia - A time series survey measuring financial literacy across the Australian adult population. Priority 5: Improve research, measurement and evaluation

Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF)

Know Risk - Independent tools and information that help individuals and small business to understand and make decisions about all types of insurance and risk. Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources
Australian Bankers' Association

Broadening Financial Understanding - A program developed by Australia's banking sector that aims to help Australians make confident and informed decisions regarding their own finances.

Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources

Priority 4: Strengthen coordination and effective partnerships

Australian Retail Credit Association (ARCA)

CreditSmart - A website providing education on consumer rights and opportunities resulting from the comprehensive credit reporting system, helping consumers take control of their credit reporting history.

Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources

Priority 4: Strengthen coordination and effective partnerships

AustSafe Super

Money Tree - An online resource to help empower young Australians in rural and regional areas to make informed financial decisions.

Priority 1: Educate the next generation, particularly through the formal education system

Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources

Priority 3: Provide quality targeted guidance and support

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Limited (ASFA)

Super Guru - An independent website that helps people of all ages and life stages to understand and maximise their super.

Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources
Commonwealth Bank

StartSmart - An interactive program for primary and secondary school students and young adults in vocational education to equip them with the confidence and competence to make smart decisions about money.

Teaching Awards - A program recognising the outstanding contributions teachers make to improve the money management skills of young Australians.

Priority 1: Educate the next generation, particularly through the formal education system
Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA) members

Horizon Credit Union's Two Bob Billabong program - A theatre based financial literacy program delivered in partnership with the National Theatre for Children to selected primary schools on the south coast of NSW.

Hume Bank's financial literacy program - A program for schools in south eastern NSW and north eastern Victoria that includes financial literacy talks to primary and secondary students.

Priority 1: Educate the next generation, particularly through the formal education system
Financial Planning Association (FPA)

Financial Planning Week - A national initiative held in the last week of August each year to raise awareness of the benefits of financial advice.

Partnership with 10thousandgirl - FPA is supporting 10thousandgirl on their Regional Women's Financial Literacy Project, delivered in regional communities.

Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources
Future Map Pty Ltd

Future Map - An independent employee financial wellbeing program delivered in the workplace, aimed at building life planning and financial management skills of young working Australians.

Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources
HESTA and ME Bank

Money Makeover Workshop - A national workshop program delivered to employees working in the Heath and Community Services sector.

Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources
Insurance Council of Australia

Understand Insurance - Provides practical information to help consumers find out more about general insurance and make well-informed decisions about their insurance needs.

Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources
National Australia Bank (NAB)

Start Counting - A behavioural change program for women to empower them with the knowledge, confidence and tools to better understand their financial position and build good life and money habits.

Indigenous Money Mentor program - An initiative that aims to improve the financial capability of Indigenous Australians by providing free face-to-face practical support to Indigenous people on low incomes and facilitating access to microfinance products where appropriate.

Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources

Priority 3: Provide quality targeted guidance and support

National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA)

Need a Broker service - A call centre and website that provides information about insurance and the role of brokers and puts householders and business owners in contact with brokers in their region.

Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources

Westpac Davidson Institute

Westpac Financial Education - A comprehensive range of financial education topics for individuals, businesses and not-for-profit organisations.

Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources

Last updated: 12 Sep 2016