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First Nations Groups launch scholarship for Indigenous women in financial services

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 21 DEC 2023
First Nations Economics and First Nations Foundation, two Indigenous organisations dedicated to economic empowerment, have launched a $120,000 scholarship program targeted at women studying finance and business. The Leah Armstrong Scholarship will grant ...

Institutions must come to the table now: First Australians Capital

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 27 OCT 2023
... capability building to widely grow a sustainable Indigenous business sector," he said. Speaking at a First Nations Foundation event, NAB national head of Indigenous business and community banking Noel Prakash shared the growth forecast for Indigenous ...

The Voice is not at the expense of the economy: Chalmers

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 13 OCT 2023
... current system isn't working. That's why Indigenous Australians are asking for a Voice," he said. First Nations Foundation chair and Yorta Yorta man Ian Hamm concurred and said, denying ordinary Aboriginal people the capacity to speak doesn't ...

Super tough sell for First Nations people: Podcast

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 11 AUG 2023
In the latest episode of the Financial Standard podcast, First Nations Foundation chief executive Phil Usher says superannuation is inadequate for meeting the needs of all Indigenous Australians, adding that change is needed to ensure better future ...

Calls for Indigenous super beneficiary changes renewed

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 30 MAY 2022
The Indigenous Superannuation Working Group will lobby the new federal government to ensure it reprioritises the recognition of kinship structures in Indigenous communities for increased super access. AIST chief executive and Indigenous Superannuation ...

Celebrating women in financial services

STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
... benchmark the results, the gap should be removed. Larisha Jerome, community engagement and project officer, First Nations Foundation Q: Why did you choose a career in financial services? A: I chose a career in financial services because, growing up ...

Retirement income failing Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander people

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
... program would ordinarily attract superannuation," the Retirement Income Review acknowledged. And, while First Nations Foundation notes that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are more likely to have multiple super accounts with balances being ...

Calls for financial services to include procurement targets

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
First Nations Foundation (FNF) has also called on the financial services industry to aim to include procurement targets in their Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) development. The Indigenous-led not-for-profit promoting financial literacy made the call ...

Indigenous foundation teams up with super funds

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
First Nations Foundation (FNF) has launched an online resource to help Indigenous Australians find, manage, and grow their superannuation. The platform has been supported by a number of superannuation funds and financial services providers, including ...

First Nations Foundation gets COVID-19 funding

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUN 2020
The First Nations Foundation, an Indigenous-led not-for-profit that promotes financial literacy, has received funding to deliver COVID-19 support to women. The foundation was one of only four recipients of this funding from the Department of Prime Minister ...
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