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Financial Literacy Guide
Resource Guide For Indigenous Organisations – Mostly Australian

A Kit For Small Town Renewal - Package of printed materials and workbook from Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation. publications@rirdc.gov.au

Buyer Beware Program – Stars footballer Michael Long in a series of video clips. From NT Department of Justice, Darwin. www.nt.gov.au/justice

Community Economic Renewal Program - Series of handbooks. From Rocky Mountain Institute, USA. http://www.rmi.org/

Family Funds Game and Cash Game Series - Box of tactile facilitation materials. From ARDS - Aboriginal Resource & Development Services, Arnhem Land, NT, Australia. www.ards.com.au

Family Income Management Kit, PowerPoint Slides – From Cape York Partnerships Program support by Westpac Bank. www.capeyorkpartnerships.com/ and http://www.westpac.com.au/internet/publish.nsf/content/wiwccp enterprise partnerships

Finding And Keeping The Right Worker - Large format illustrated manual from Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi, Alice Springs. www.waltja.org.au

Financial And Management Training Kit - For indigenous HACC (Home and Community Care program) service providers. Printed manuals from Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. www.health.act.gov.au

Good Book-Up, Bad Book-Up and When The Repo-Man Comes - Illustrated comic booklets. From WA Dept of Consumer and Employment Protection. www.docep.wa.gov.au

How To Use An ATM - A series dealing with six topics, Printed ‘basics’ cartoon manuals From Tangentyere Council, Alice Springs. www.tangentyere.org.au and http://online.anu.edu.au/caepr/Publications/WP/CAEPRWP21.pdf

Managing In Two Worlds - Manual and video/CD describing accredited training program from Office of the Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations – ORAC. www.orac.gov.au

Manual Accounting System – Manual bookkeeping system for indigenous communities developed by Clinton Hoffman. http://www.ambrosesolutions.com.au/index.html

Money Minded - Was initiated and developed by the Australia New Zealand - ANZ bank. A very interesting mainstream financial management, literacy and support program which could be useful for urban indigenous groups.
http://www.anz.com/aus/aboutanz/Community/Programs/FinLit.asp

Money Business - Is a joint department of Family and Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA) and ANZ bank program to help indigenous people improve their personal financial management. Complimentary to our business and organisational financial management programs. Little Fish was involved in the early stages - on the original focus group overseeing the development of materials for the program and in workshopping professional communications. http://www.anz.com/aus/aboutanz/FinLit/July2006.asp and also www.facs.gov.au/internet/facsinternet.nsf/indigenous/programs-money_management.htm

Money on Wheels - Video - Queensland Department of Employment & Training. http://www.trainandemploy.qld.gov.au/client/about_us/contact/index.html

My Moola - Series of comic books. From First Nations Credit Union. www.firstnations.com.au and www.streetwize.com.au

Moola Talk - Series of comic books. From Australian Securities and Investments Corporation. www.fido.asic.gov.au

Natural Maths – An effective and innovative way of approaching numeracy. From Ann and John Baker. www.naturalmaths.com.au

Pay Your Rent - Card game from FOCUS Pty Ltd. http://focus-planning.com/contact.html

Remote Area Management Package (RAMP) - Report and multi-lingual CD. From Local Government Association of the Northern Territory – LGANT, Darwin. www.lgant.nt.gov.au

The Energy Story - Illustrated booklet on budgeting for energy use from Centre for Appropriate Technology, Alice Springs.
http://www.icat.org.au/org/siteguide.asp

Traditional Credit Union – Contact them for info on their financial literacy programs. Amongst others they have been working with the ANZ (Australia New Zealand) bank. www.tcu.com.au

Safe Gambling Program - PowerPoint presentation for program facilitators. From Nunkuwarrin Yunti Aboriginal Health Service, Adelaide, South Australia. www.nunku.org.au