REP 404 National Financial Literacy Strategy 2014–17: Action plan
Released 1 August 2014.
This action plan is a companion document to the National Financial Literacy Strategy 2014–17 (2014–17 Strategy) published by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC): REP 403.
Consistent with its statutory objective to promote the confident and informed participation of consumers and investors, ASIC is the Australian Government agency with lead responsibility for financial literacy. It is committed to raising awareness of financial literacy and its benefits and creating opportunities for Australians of all ages and backgrounds to increase their understanding of financial issues, manage financial risks and make the most of their money.
The 2014–17 Strategy aims to improve the financial wellbeing of Australians by advancing their financial literacy. The strategy recognises that all levels of government, financial institutions, large and small businesses, community organisations and the education sector have a valuable role to play in building the financial literacy of Australians. It is designed as a practical framework for action, encouraging active participation and providing scope for both new and existing initiatives.