Watch highlights of Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, launching Australia’s most comprehensive and innovative financial abuse online training program at the 2015 National NILS Conference.
Good Shepherd Microfinance’s Women and Money: An Introduction to Financial Abuse will be rolled out to the 1,500 workers and volunteers in the No Interest Loans Scheme to help them identify financial abuse among clients and make appropriate referrals to support services.
The National NILS Conference was held on June 11th and 12th at the Australian Technology Park in Eveleigh, Sydney. It was attended by 350 delegates working in the area of inclusive finance, including representatives from the not-for-profit, business and government sectors.
The 2015 Conference looked at what’s on the horizon for inclusive finance. The event was sponsored by the National Australia Bank, the Australian Government Department of Social Services, The Good Guys and Suncorp.