Government

Government organisations supporting the Strategy

A list of the Australian Government organisations who are actively supporting the National Financial Literacy Strategy through financial literacy initiatives.

Organisation Contribution to the Strategy Strategic priority
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

ASIC's MoneySmart - Free and impartial information, tools (including calculators and mobile apps) and resources to help all Australians, whatever their life stage or circumstances, be more confident and make smarter decisions with their money.

ASIC's MoneySmart Teaching - A comprehensive program that builds the consumer and financial literacy capabilities of young Australians and helps educators, families and the community teach young people about money.

ASIC's Financial Literacy Community of Practice - A national network to promote dialogue, partnerships and information exchange between all those involved in financial literacy work.

ASIC's Australian Financial Attitudes and Behaviour Tracker - Research at regular intervals to track changes and trends in some key financial attitudes and behaviours of adult Australians.

Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) - ASIC funds and facilitates Australia's involvement in the OECD's 2015 PISA financial literacy assessment.

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 4: Strengthen coordination and effective partnerships

Priority 5: Improve research, measurement and evaluation

Australian Defence Force (ADF) Financial Services Consumer Centre

ADF Financial Services Consumer Centre - Provides independent personal financial education to ADF members and their families, from initial recruitment into the Navy, Army or Air Force to the day of their retirement. Priority 2: Increase the use of free, impartial information, tools and resources
Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

The ATO administers services related to taxation and superannuation including education-related resources and promotions to enhance people's financial literacy. For example:

Tax, super + you: take control - An educational resource provided free of charge for use by individuals, students and teachers to help improve understanding of the Australian tax and super systems.

Priority 1: Educate the next generation, particularly through the formal education system
Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services provides a range of health, social and welfare payments and services, including services that help people manage their money.

Financial Information Service - A free, confidential service that provides education and information on financial and lifestyle issues to all Australians.

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

Financial Wellbeing and Capability Activity - Provides support to vulnerable individuals, families and communities, in partnership with community organisations, to improve their financial capability, resilience and lifetime wellbeing.

Priority 3: Provide quality targeted guidance and support
Reserve Bank of Australia

Reserve Bank of Australia Museum - Tells the story of Australia's bank notes against the background of the nation's economic and social development, from colonial settlement through to the current era.

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

Last updated: 26 Oct 2016