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Big Super Day Out success, but more to be done
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 19 SEP 2019
... Nations Foundation's 2019 Big Super Day Out reconnected more than $9.5 million in superannuation with Indigenous Australians. Taking off in July, the Indigenous-led super roadshow hit Darwin, Kununurra and Broome before heading to East Arnhem Land in ...
Banks sluggish on Indigenous financial inclusion
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2019
Indigenous Australians are being let down by financial institutions' failure to provide access to basic banking services and recognise different cultural attitudes towards money, a new report from the First Nations Foundation reveals. Of the 620 ...
Australians lose record amount to scams
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
Older Australians, Indigenous Australians and those with a disability have reported record losses to scams in 2018, including more than $85 million to dodgy investments. Australians in total lost almost half a billion dollars to scams in 2018. However ...
In a nutshell: Federal Budget 2019
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
... technology; $400 million for genomics research; $80 billion on healthcare; $160 million to improve the health of Indigenous Australians; $300 billion for schools; $453 million to pre-school education; and $328 million to women's safety. The Government ...
Government introduces financial literacy strategy
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 AUG 2018
... more confident with money, young people to find the information they need when they need it, and support Indigenous Australians to access appropriate financial products and services," he said. By investing in improving these skills, it will make a difference ...
Indigenous Australians face super challenges: Royal Commission
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 13 AUG 2018
The Royal Commission heard today of the difficulties indigenous Australians face in engaging with the superannuation system. Introducing the topic of this morning's hearing, counsel assisting Rowena Orr outlined the systemic issues indigenous Australians ...
Financial literacy in females continues to lag
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 31 JUL 2018
... in the 65 and over group. Immigrants from countries other than the main English-speaking countries and Indigenous Australians had considerably lower scores on the financial literacy questions, although language and cultural factors may partly explain ...
MYOB co-founder sells $62m Xero stake for charity
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAY 2017
... Winkler's trust, run alongside his wife Di, focuses on disability, environmental concerns and the welfare of indigenous Australians. Xero chief executive Rod Drury said: "We're proud of Craig's continued support of Xero including as one of our directors ...
AIST appoints new CEO
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAR 2017
... profit-to-member funds. She has also been pivotal in driving industry-wide initiatives to improve outcomes for Indigenous Australians, having been the inaugural chair of the Indigenous Superannuation Working Group. Scheerlinck said she was excited to ...
Fix super for indigenous Australians: KPMG
MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 14 OCT 2016
... wellbeing of indigenous Australia, argues KPMG in a new report. The professional services company said indigenous Australians face unique issues when participating in Australia's compulsory retirement savings regime, including low levels of financial ...
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