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 Target recipient Delivery method/s Website
'Let's Talk Money' Program

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

Women's Health in the North Women from diverse cultural backgrounds

Face-to-face support

https://www.whin.org.au/current-work/economic-equality/lets-talk-money/

Advice & Information service

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

Welfare Rights Centre Financially vulnerable

Face-to-face support, phone support, legal advice

https://welfarerightscentre.org.au/need-help

ANZ Financial Wellbeing program

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

ANZ Bank General

Online resource

https://www.anz.com.au/personal/financial-wellbeing/

ANZ Financial Wellbeing Survey

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

ANZ Bank General

Triennial Survey

https://www.anz.com.au/about-us/esg-priorities/financial-wellbeing/

ANZ Roy Morgan Financial Wellbeing Indicator

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

ANZ Bank General

Quarterly report

https://www.anz.com.au/about-us/esg-priorities/financial-wellbeing/

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

ATO Small Business Program

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

Australian Taxation Office Small Business owners

Face to face program

https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/Starting-your-own-business/Supporting-your-small-business/

Australian Curriculum

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

Department of Education, Skills and Employment F-10 school students

Face to face program

https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/

Australian Defence Force Financial Services Consumer Centre (ADFFSCC)

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

Department of Defence ADF members and families

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

https://adfconsumer.gov.au/

Australian Small Business Advisory Services Digital Solutions

Aims to improve digital capabilities of small businesses.

Department of the Treasury Small businesses

Online resource, social media channels, workshops

https://business.gov.au/expertise-and-advice/australian-small-business-advisory-services-asbas

Big Super Day Out

Superannuation Outreach to Indigenous Australian communities.

First Nations Foundation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Community program

https://firstnationsfoundation.org.au/big-super-day-out/

Boosting your Super campaign

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

Australian Taxation Office Individuals who used COVID early access to super

Online resource

Ca$hed Up

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

Financial Basics Foundation High school students

Online resource

https://www.financialbasics.org.au/community-foundation.aspx

CCLSWA School Education Program

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

Consumer Credit Legal Service WA Year 10, 11 & 12 students in WA

Face to face program

https://cclswa.org.au/start-learning/

CCLSWA Website

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

Consumer Credit Legal Service WA General

Online resource

https://cclswa.org.au/

Certificate 1 in Basic Financial Literacy

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

The Smith Family Low income earners

Face-to-face support, online resource

https://www.thesmithfamily.com.au/programs/financial/certificate-1-in-financial-services

CHOICE Better Money Program

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

CHOICE General

Online resource

https://better-money.choice.com.au/

CHOICE magazine and website

Publishes information and investigations to help people navigate financial markets.

CHOICE General

Publications, online resource

https://www.choice.com.au

Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capability Department of Social Services General, Individuals who are unable to pay a bill or are at imminent risk of not being able to pay a bill

Face to face financial counselling, referral to other services 

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

Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capability: Capability Building

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

Department of Social Services DSS funded Commonwealth Financial Counselling providers

Stakeholder engagement, coordination and capacity building

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

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