Exploring Opportunities in Financial Education in Australia

Financial Education globally is at a nexus. As financial services and products become more complex and less regulated, individuals will increasingly need to advance their financial acumen (OECD, 2012, pg. 9). Financial Literacy among Australian secondary students has declined in recent years. (Thomson and De Bortilli, 2017). This discussion paper will briefly explore the current structure of the Australian Financial Education system before exploring global practice and research to inform opportunities within the Australian system. Ensuring best practice in Financial Education in schools, communities and families is essential for the future wellbeing of Australia.

Download Report