ATO ramps up financial literacy programs in schools

Your child will rarely even recognise it but since 2015 they have been receiving lessons in money smarts. That’s when the real-world survival skill of financial literacy first became embedded in the Australian school curriculum and taught, to some degree, at every school across the country.

However, the crucial subjects of superannuation and taxation were somehow left out of the mix, despite Australian Taxation Office research showing that 95 per cent of parents thought it an essential part of education.

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