The Government is committed to lifting Australia's financial capability, empowering Australians to make the most of their financial resources.
*Australian Financial Attitudes and Behaviour Tracker, Wave 6, 2018
Australia's Financial Capability strategy is being refreshed. If you are a practitioner, educator, researcher, policy maker, academic or other professional who is interested in financial capability, Treasury would like to hear from you. What do you think a financially capable Australia looks like and how can we make it a reality? To find out more about this process or to get involved, email FinancialCapability@treasury.gov.au
The National Financial Capability Strategy informs and drives actions to improve the financial capability of Australians.
The National Strategy identifies three behavioural areas in which Australians can be empowered to take control of their financial lives:
Many people and organisations are working across Australia to improve financial capability and deliver on the vision of the National Financial Capability Strategy. We do this work because we believe it makes a difference to the wellbeing of people and communities. But how do we decide what changes we are working towards, and how do we measure the impact of this work?
The below organisations deliver initiatives aligned to the National Strategy that empower Australians to be in control of their financial lives.
The Financial Capability website is managed by the Australian Treasury, as the lead Australian Government agency for financial capability.
Treasury is the Government’s pre-eminent economic adviser. This is a significant responsibility which relies on our professionalism, judgment and expertise in providing advice to the Government that supports the effective management of the Australian economy.