Submission to the Queensland Government inquiry into "The adequacy of existing financial protections for Queensland's seniors"

Cross, Cassandra (2015) Submission to the Queensland Government inquiry into "The adequacy of existing financial protections for Queensland's seniors". Queensland Government.


This submission covers the following terms of reference:

• the current levels of financial literacy of seniors and how that can be improved, for example by education programs;

• what support and advice is available to assist seniors with their independent financial decision-making;

• online and internet based vulnerabilities and the prevalence and vulnerability of seniors to scams;

• agencies and organisations that provide advice and support to seniors requiring financial protection; and

• the role of the financial sector in ensuring adequate safeguards for seniors in relation to financial decision-making.

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ID Code: 87688
Item Type: Other
Refereed: No
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Keywords: online fraud, seniors, victim, financial security, fraud prevention
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200) > Causes and Prevention of Crime (160201)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Crime & Justice Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Cassandra Cross.
Deposited On: 23 Sep 2015 23:04
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2015 05:06

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