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 Website
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/

Moneysmart

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

Australian Securities and Investments Commission General

Online resource, social media channels

https://moneysmart.gov.au/

Indigenous Outreach Program

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

Australian Securities and Investments Commission Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Online resource, publications, podcast, helpline

https://moneysmart.gov.au/indigenous

Tax, Super and You

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

Australian Taxation Office Secondary students/teachers

Online resource

https://www.taxsuperandyou.gov.au/

Paying it forward

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

Australian Taxation Office Primary students/teachers

Online resource

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

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 an

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 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/

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

Your Future Your Super Project

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

Australian Taxation Office Employees

Online resource

https://www.financialcapability.gov.au/files/2020-10/p2020-super_0.pdf

Teacher professional development

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

Australian Taxation Office Primary School Teachers

Online resource

Tax Help program

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

Australian Taxation Office Financially vulnerable

Face to face program

https://www.ato.gov.au/individuals/lodging-your-tax-return/tax-help-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

Australian Taxation Office Small businesses

Online resource

https://www.ato.gov.au/Tax-professionals/Support-and-communication/In-detail/Cash-flow-coaching-kit/

Financial Information Service

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

Services Australia General, Financially vulnerable people

Online resource, face-to-face, phone support

https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/fis

Manage Your Money

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

Services Australia General

Online resource

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

Money Support Hubs

Aims to provide integrated Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capability (CFC/FC) services, access to M

Department of Social Services General, All people from communities which lie within a hub's coverage area (place based)

Face to face program

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

National Debt Helpline

Aims to help eligible people to address their financial problems, make informed choices and build longer-term capabil

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

Financial Counselling over the phone, online resource, referral to other services  

https://ndh.org.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

Problem Gambling Financial Counselling 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

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

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