Initiatives database

The Financial Capability Initiatives Database provides a comprehensive overview of a wide range of financial capability programs delivered by Government, private and not-for-profit organisations. The database provides information on the program type, organisation, target audience, delivery method and links to the program website. Search the database to find out what financial capability programs are currently available.

Program/description Organisation Sort descending Target recipient Delivery method/s

Australian Defence Force Financial Services Consumer Centre (ADFFSCC)

A comprehensive financial education program which helps members and their families become more financially capable…

adfconsumer.gov.au

Department of Defence ADF members and families

Face to face program, online resource, referrals to other services

Moneysmart

A program of consumer education focused on helping Australians to be in control of their financial lives.

moneysmart.gov.au

Australian Securities and Investments Commission General

Online resource, social media channels

Indigenous Outreach Program

The Indigenous Outreach Program provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers who want to know…

moneysmart.gov.au

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Online resource, publications, podcast, helpline

Tax, Super and You

An online schools education resource which helps students to enter and interact with the tax and super systems by…

www.taxsuperandyou.gov.au

Australian Taxation Office Secondary students/teachers

Online resource

Paying it forward

An online schools education resource which focuses on developing civic values and the financial literacy of primary…

www.taxsuperandyou.gov.au/paying-it-forward

Australian Taxation Office Primary students/teachers

Online resource

ATO Secondary School Education Program

Aimed at teaching future generations of taxpayers  about the value of the taxation and superannuation systems, their…

Australian Taxation Office Secondary students/teachers

Face to face program

Migrant education

Aims to teach new migrants about the value of the taxation and superannuation systems, their role in these systems…

Australian Taxation Office CALD communities

Face to face program

ATO Small Business Program

Aims to improve Small Business owner's tax and super experience and provide support to help them manage and grow…

www.ato.gov.au

Australian Taxation Office Small Business owners

Face to face program

Boosting your Super campaign

Aims to improve visibility of superannuation options and consequences for individuals to encourage the growth and…

Australian Taxation Office Individuals who used COVID early access to super

Online resource

Your Future Your Super Project

Aims to make the superannuation system work better for people in four ways: superannuation follows the individual,  …

www.financialcapability.gov.au

Australian Taxation Office Employees

Online resource

Teacher professional development

An accredited online professional development course for teachers to assist them in educating future generations of…

Australian Taxation Office Primary School Teachers

Online resource

Tax Help program

A free service that helps low-income earners lodge their tax return online.

www.ato.gov.au

Australian Taxation Office Financially vulnerable

Face to face program

Digital Cash flow coaching kit

A free resource for tax professionals and business advisors which is designed as a value-add advisory service to use…

www.ato.gov.au

Australian Taxation Office Small businesses

Online resource

Manage Your Money

Free and useful financial information, tools, and tips to encourage people to build their financial capability.

www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/subjects/manage-your-money

Services Australia General

Online resource

Financial Information Service

Helps financially vulnerable customers make informed decisions about their current and future financial needs.

www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/fis

Services Australia General, Financially vulnerable people

Online resource, face-to-face, phone support

Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capability: Capability Building

Supports the capacity and capability development of organsiations funded for Commonwealth Financial Counselling…

www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/communities-and-vulnerable-people/programs-services/commonwealth-financial-counselling-cfc

Department of Social Services DSS funded Commonwealth Financial Counselling providers

Stakeholder engagement, coordination and capacity building

Problem Gambling Financial Counselling

www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/communities-and-vulnerable-people

Department of Social Services Problem gamblers who are unable to pay a bill or are at imminent risk of not being able to pay a bill

Financial counselling

Saver Plus

The scheme provides matched savings for education costs of up to $500 and assists participants to build savings…

www.dss.gov.au/communities-and-vulnerable-people/programmes-services/financial-wellbeing-and-capability-overview-of-changes/financial-resilience

Department of Social Services People in receipt of an eligible Commonwealth social security benefit, allowance or payment

Face to face program, online resource 

Community Development Financial Institutions

Microenterprise (small business) activity supports individuals on a low income to increase their business planning…

www.dss.gov.au/grants/grants/funding-open-for-application/community-development-financial-institutions-cdfi-microenterprise-development

Department of Social Services Individuals in receipt of an unemployment benefit, at risk of unemployment, women experiencing family violence, women who identify as Indigenous, have a disability or from a CALD background

Face to face support, online resource

No Interest Loan Scheme

NILS provides access to fair and safe loans for eligible people with no interest, fees or charges.

www.dss.gov.au/communities-and-vulnerable-people/programmes-services/financial-wellbeing-and-capability

Department of Social Services Low income earners and women impacted by family and domestic violence who have capacity to repay a loan

Online resource, phone support, face to face support

Initiatives database

The Financial Capability Initiatives Database provides a comprehensive overview of a wide range of financial capability programs delivered by Government, private and not-for-profit organisations. The database provides information on the program type, organisation, target audience, delivery method and links to the program website. Search the database to find out what financial capability programs are currently available.

The LTM program employs and trains women from diverse cultural backgrounds to deliver practical, tailored money…

Provides information advice, and representation to individuals who have a problem with Centrelink, e.g. payment claim…

Aims to help Australians understand their financial literacy and transform their attitudes and behaviours towards money.

ANZ has been exploring what influences the financial capability, attitudes, behaviours and financial wellbeing of…

The ANZ Roy Morgan Financial Wellbeing Indicator is an ongoing time-series measure of financial wellbeing.

Aimed at teaching future generations of taxpayers  about the value of the taxation and superannuation systems, their…

Website

Aims to improve Small Business owner's tax and super experience and provide support to help them manage and grow their…

Sets expectations for what all Australian students should be taught, regardless of where they live or their background.

A comprehensive financial education program which helps members and their families become more financially capable. It…

Aims to improve digital capabilities of small businesses. ASBAS providers are now also offering general businesses…

Superannuation Outreach to Indigenous Australian communities.

Aims to improve visibility of superannuation options and consequences for individuals to encourage the growth and…

Website

Designed to be implemented by secondary teachers in ‘life skills’ lessons, Ca$hEd Up addresses critical financial life…

Engaging video based education session to educate year 12 students about credit and debt and consumer law. (some fees…

Provides resources for people to educate themselves on their credit and debt and consumer law issues

A short course which focuses on the essentials of money management and developing skills to achieve financial goals.

An online program which aims to help people get on top of their finances.

Publishes information and investigations to help people navigate financial markets.

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