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Financial education resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
7 steps to business success.
From managing cash flow, business planning through to managing growth and more, this video has the information you need. Watch our video to discover the 7 steps you can take to business success.Watch now
Mob Pod - Gabrielle Fry and Samantha Campbell from Coolamon Creative
Samantha Campbell and Gabrielle Fry, own and operate Coolamon Creative, a small creative business, based in Alice Springs. Both sisters share a strong passion for visual storytelling. They talk candidly to Lisa Gissing from Westpac’s Davidson Institute about the lessons learnt and why finance education is so important in business.Listen now
My business plan.
Are you about to start your own business? Do you have a business plan? Have you been in business for a while? When did you last review your business plan? This Business plan template uses the 7Ps framework to help you ask the right questions when building or reviewing your plan.Download now
Mob Pod - Cara Peek from Cultural Intelligence Project
Cara Peek is a multi-award-winning social disruptor from Remote Northern Australia. She identifies as many things, a Yawuru/Bunuba woman, a successful lawyer, a diverse entrepreneurial leader, and an innovative Cultural Intelligence Strategist.
The Davidson Institute’s Lisa Gissing talks to Cara about her journey and her thoughts on NAIDOC 2022.Listen now
Mob Pod: Shantelle Thompson - Kiilalaana Foundation
The Davidson Institute’s Lisa Gissing talks to Shantelle Thompson, founder of Kiilalaana Foundation which strives to empower, guide and connect Aboriginal women and girls to their Warrior Heart, healing and culture. Shantelle shares her story and how she is creating a safe space for First Nations young women to come together to strengthen their identity and connection to culture.Listen now
How do I manage and protect a lump sum of money?
Have you recently received a large amount of money? This video discusses some hints and tips that may help you and your family manage your money today and for the future.Watch now
Mob Pod: Melinda Brown – Spirit Dreaming Australia.
Melinda Brown is a Ngunnawal woman and is the Director of Spirit Dreaming Education and Training Solutions and Australian Family Group Conferencing. She speaks with Lisa Gissing about what she loves most about being a business owner and the importance of cash flow.Listen now
Mob Pod: Trish Frail - Thulii Ngemba Cafe.
Trish Frail, owner and operator of Thulii Ngemba café in Brewarina in North West NSW has converted her backyard into a café that specialises in cooking everything with a native ingredient. She shares her business lessons learnt and the joy she has in being a business owner.Listen now
MobPod: Florence Drummond – Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources Australia
The Davidson Institute’s Lisa Gissing talks to Florence Drummond, CEO and Co-Founder of Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources Australia (IWIMRA), about how she turned a social network into a business to create opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in the mining and resources sector across Australia.Listen now
Mob Pod: Rachelle Towart, Pipeline Talent.
The Davidson Institute’s Lisa Gissing talks to Rachelle Towart about her journey and the importance of planning and money management in running a successful business like Pipeline Talent.Listen now
Have you got family or friends asking for money? Are you being Humbugged? Read Coen, Jean, and Kirra’s stories along with some tips to consider in protecting your money.Download now
Building financial confidence in Indigenous communities.
As accredited Financial Wellbeing Champions with Westpac’s Davidson Institute, Darren and Leigh deliver financial education to Indigenous communities. Read why they joined the program and the impact the education is having locally.Read now
What is 'Buy Now Pay Later'?
Buy now pay later services like Afterpay and Zip Pay allows you to buy something now and pay for it later. It’s important to understand these services and how they work before you sign up so you don’t end up like Kylie in this article.Download now
Opening a bank account checklist.
Need to open a bank account? This handy checklist can help you prepare what you need.Download now
Digital card – Shopping with your mobile phone.
Imagine going shopping with just your mobile phone. It’s now possible with digital cards. This article explains what a digital card is and how to use it.Read now
My money planner.
A money plan can help you manage your money today and save for the future.
This money planner takes you through a simple step-by-step process to help build a budget that can support you and your family to achieve your money goals.Download now
Understanding where your money goes can help you take control and create opportunities for you and your family. A money diary may be useful to help identify how you're using your money. Download your money diary today to help you achieve your money dreams and goals.Download now
Mob Pod - Sandra Creamer from NATSIWA
The Davidson Institute's Lisa Gissing, talks to Sandra Creamer, CEO of NATSIWA, about their work in the community and why good money management is crucial in running a successful organisation.Listen now
Lump Sum of Money: Managing & Protecting.
Have you recently received a large amount of money? Check out some hints and tips that may help you and your family manage and keep your money safe today and for tomorrow.Read now
Experts Angle: Helping you stay safe from scammers.
Greg Gebhart from the ESafety Commissioner talks through a number of common questions from what a scam is, to different types of scams and what you can do to help protect you and your money from scammers.Watch now
Managing Money guide.
There are many reasons finances can get off track but it’s important to take steps to get back on track as soon as possible. Our Managing Money guide is a step by step aid to help you get your finances back under control.Download now
Helping you stay safe from scammers.
Have you been scammed? Be aware. Protect you and your family. Check out our 6 tips to help keep you and your money safe.Download now
Mob Pod - Peter Foster from Hymba Yumba Independent School.
Peter Foster in the principal of Hymba Yumba Independent School. In this interview with Davidson Institute’s Lisa Gissing, Peter talks about the way the school has pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic.Listen now
Mob Pod - Paul Dodd from Corporate Culcha.
Paul Dodd is the CEO, Director and Principal Consultant of Corporate Culcha. In this interview with Lisa Gissing from Westpac's Davidson Institute, Paul talks about the importance of staying positive and pivoting, where it makes sense, during uncertain times.Listen now
Mob Pod - Bronwyn Covill from Need a Tutor.
Bronwyn Covill is the CEO of Need a Tutor. Bronwyn talks about how learning changes lives and that as an organisation they are determined to remove barriers that prevent remote and Indigenous students from accessing educational support.Listen now
How the bank can protect my money.
There are a number of ways the bank can help you to protect and keep your money safe. How does the bank really know that they are dealing with you? What can you do to also help protect your money. Here are a couple of handy hints.Read now
A quick guide to effective financial governance.
This guide helps to understand basic governance requirements of a not for profit organisation.Download now
Good spending habits.
Good spending habits can help you build new opportunities for you and your family. This short video explores some hints and tips for developing good spending habits.Watch now