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Calls for financial services to include procurement targets
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
... FNF has advocated for the inclusion of Indigenous groups and entities in the delivery of services for Indigenous Australians and supports the announcement that these organisations will participate. FNF chair Ian Hamm said the foundation is looking forward ...
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
... executive Phil Usher said. "This announcement is welcome given we have long said that the best outcomes for Indigenous Australians are achieved when they are helped by Indigenous-led organisations." The other recipients of funding are Beam Australia ...
Hold super accountable for miners' actions: Future Super
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUN 2020
... super funds accountable for investing in companies which have destroyed sites of cultural significance to Indigenous Australians. Future Super co-founder and managing director Kirstin Hunter has disavowed the plans of mining giant BHP, which may destroy ...
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 ...
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