There are six categories in the Financial Literacy Australia Awards program.
Large financial literacy program
Award for a financial literacy program delivered across multiple states and territories.
Small financial literacy program
Award for a financial literacy program delivered in one state or territory or less (i.e. state-wide or in one city, community or school.) Sponsored by Colonial First State.
Targeted financial literacy program
Award for a financial literacy program delivered for a specific audience (e.g. indigenous, children, women, new migrants, retirees etc.) Sponsored by ANZ.
Financial literacy resource or communication project
Award for a resource (e.g. online tool, game or booklet) or a communication project to assist people in understanding money matters or making better decisions about their finances Sponsored by AustralianSuper.
Research / evaluation
Award for research into financial literacy issues, or a significant independent evaluation of a financial literacy program.
Award for a team or individual who have made a substantial contribution to advancing financial literacy in Australia (i.e. as a long-term volunteer, educator or communicator).
There are two levels of Awards:
- Outstanding Achievement: For outstanding achievement backed by good evidence.
- Highly Commended: For excellent work showing strong indications of success.