Consumers

Episode 40: SMSF advice

28 June 2018

ASIC Senior Executive Leader Jo Bird joins the podcast to discuss a review of self-managed super funds, and to give some advice to consumers who are thinking of setting up an SMSF.

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Episode 39: Indigenous Outreach trip to the APY Lands

25 June 2018

ASIC's Indigenous Outreach Officer Nathan Boyle talks with Susan Tilley from Anangu Lands Paper Tracker Radio Program about ASIC's work with indigenous consumers and the recent outreach trip to the APY Lands with super funds. Visit the Paper Tracker website to listen to the full interview.

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Episode 36: ASIC’s Stretch RAP

23 April 2018

On 17 April 2018, ASIC launched its Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan. On this episode, we're joined by Danille Abbott, Chair of ASIC's RAP Strategic Committee and RAP Working Group and descendant of the Wirlomen Noongar people, to talk about the goals of the stretch RAP and ASIC's commitment to reconciliation.

Episode 35: Ian Yates

18 April 2018

Ian Yates, Chief Executive of the Council of the Ageing Australia, joins ASIC Deputy Chair Peter Kell on the podcast to discuss preparing financially for retirement.

Visit ASIC's MoneySmart website for more information on retirement income planning.

Episode 34: Mark McCrindle

12 April 2018

Social researcher Mark McCrindle joins the podcast to discuss home ownership and the changing Australian dream, which was a topic of discussion at ASIC's 2018 Annual Forum.

Episode 33: Close the Gap

28 March 2018

On 16 March 2018, ASIC held a Close the Gap event featuring two leading Indigenous entrepreneurs:

  • Liam Ridgeway, co-founder of Ngakkan Nyaagu (NGNY), an Indigenous digital enterprise
  • Jasmin Herro, founder of Outback Global, a leading Indigenous supplier of workwear

The Close the Gap campaign aims to create equality in health between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. This campaign also measures progress in economic development and employment, and these aspects were the focus of ASIC's event.

Liam and Jasmin were also kind enough to speak on our podcast after the event. In the episode, you will hear from Liam and Jasmin about how and why they started their businesses and what impact they seek to have as Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Episode 32: Add-on insurance

16 March 2018

ASIC Senior Executive Leader Michael Saadat joins the podcast to discuss add-on insurance, and ASIC's work to shine a light on poor practice, remediation outcomes, and efforts to protect consumers in the future.

Episode 26: Investors and initial public offerings

31 August 2017

Jane Eccleston, ASIC Senior Executive Leader, Corporations, joins the podcast to discuss ASIC's recent report into investors and initial public offerings.

Both the media release and the report can be found here.

Deputy Chair Peter Kell on investment scams

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16 May 2016

During Consumer Fraud Week 2016, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission is warning consumers and investors to 'Wise Up to Scams' and do some simple checks before they part with their money.

ASIC Deputy Chair Peter Kell joins the podcast to talk about how investment scams work, and how best to identify and avoid them.

Listen now or download later - Deputy Chair Peter Kell on investment scams

How ASIC deals with reports of misconduct

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10 December 2015

Warren Day (Senior Executive Leader, Assessment and Intelligence at ASIC) talks about what happens when you make a report of alleged misconduct or a complaint to ASIC.

Listen now or download later - How ASIC deals with reports of misconduct

Dealing with debt collectors

18 June 2015

Michael Saadat, Senior Executive Leader, Deposit Takers, Credit and Insurers talks about debt collectors and your rights when dealing with debt collectors.

Your investments: frozen funds and hardship payments

2 June 2015

Warren Day, Senior Executive Leader, Assessment and Intelligence, and Victorian Regional Commissioner talks about frozen managed investment scheme funds and hardship payments.

Different types of scams

29 June 2014

Tim from ASIC's Misconduct and Breach Reporting Team talks about different types of scams, what to do if you think you are being scammed and what types of scams ASIC is interested in.

Disputes with financial services or credit providers

1 June 2014

Andrea from ASIC's Misconduct and Breach Reporting Team talks about what to do if you have a dispute with your financial services or credit provider.

See also ASIC's MoneySmart tips on YouTube

 

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Climate risk disclosure

11 October 2018

ASIC Commissioner John Price joins the podcast to discuss ASIC’s review of climate risk disclosure by listed companies in Australia.

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