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Money tips and resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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Information and resources on managing money for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Video playlist: Managing money for your mob

How to manage money and sort out money problems with book up, cars and renting

Indigenous Outreach Program

The Indigenous Outreach Program provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers who want to know more about money matters. The team also works with industry and consumer advocates to increase the financial knowledge of, and improve the services provided to Indigenous Australians.

The Indigenous Outreach team are able to:

You can contact the team through ASIC's Indigenous Help Line on 1300 365 957 (cost of a local call from landlines and more from mobiles) or call ASIC's Infoline on 1300 300 630. You can also email the team at [email protected].

If you contact us we may request your personal details so that we can help you with your inquiry. You also have the option of remaining anonymous.  Please see ASIC's privacy policy for more details.

Scammers may call you out of the blue asking for personal details or offering investment opportunities.

If someone asks for personal details on the phone, hang up and call them back using details from their official website.

If you're pressured into sharing personal information or investing your money, it's probably an investment scam.

Indigenous publications

Dealing with book up: key facts

A shorter version of 'Dealing with book up: a guide'.

Dealing with book up: a guide

Moola talk

Colourful comic series about credit cards, loans, warranties, banking and insurance. Includes two issues including 'No free moola'.

Paying for funerals

Ways to pay for funerals and what to look out for before signing up to anything.

Super and us mob (2.2MB)

This booklet helps you understand super and how to get the most out of it for you and your family.

Indigenous factsheets

Money talks audio CD

Short audio segments about buying a car, bank accounts, loans and credit cards, budgeting and saving, super and insurance.

Be Smart - Buy Smart

A simple guide to help you understand your rights as a consumer.

Podcasts on Indigenous financial issues

Super outreach trip in the APY Lands

Susan Tilley interviews ASIC's Nathan Boyle about the 2018 outreach trip to the APY Lands to help people sort out their superannuation.

Play audio: Indigenous Outreach trip to the APY Lands

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ASIC's Take a minute with your money campaign

Radio station 2SER 107.3 interviews ASIC’s Nathan Boyle about the Indigenous money issues that led to the 'Take a minute with your money' campaign.

Play audio: Nathan Boyle interview on radio 2SER