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Spotlight on the impacts of funeral insurance

Funeral insurance has been a visible point of issue for Indigenous Australians. A recent article explores why. One of the most well-known financial issues for Indigenous Australians is insurance. From illegal selling campaigns and the targeting of vulnerable people and communities, to the promotion of dud products and expensive services that are already provided for …

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FNF and CSI webinar on designing indigenous financial services

Our friends at the Centre for Social Impact have been running excellent, deep-dive webinars over recent months and we’re delighted that they invited our CEO, Phil Usher, to co-host one. In September, Phil participated in the Understanding and designing Indigenous financial services, during and post-pandemics with Lynda Edwards (Financial Counselling Australia), Eveanne Liddle (NAB) and …

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HESTA outlines expectations on companies engaging with Indigenous communities

HESTA is calling for the mining and energy industries to adopt consistent principles for engaging with Indigenous communities, saying investors are concerned risks are appropriately managed after the destruction of the Juukan Gorge Caves. HESTA has released a Statement on Working with Indigenous Communities detailing its investor expectations around how companies manage risks associated with …

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FNF launches Indigenous super website

This month, First Nations Foundation launched an online resource to help Indigenous Australians find, manage, and grow their superannuation. The new website – IndigenousSuper.com.au – has been launched to help Indigenous Australians learn about their superannuation, including what benefits superannuation has over the short and long term. It provides users with a ‘five-step’ plan to …

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