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Building money confidence today for a better financial future

Davidson Institute, named after Sir Alfred Davidson the pioneer of Westpac financial education, offers a range of money management topics for individuals, businesses, not for profit organisations and community groups.

What are webinars?

Whether you’re at home, in the office or on the go, you can join our interactive online presentations.
Check out our live events and follow the simple prompts.

All you need is a computer with internet access. Once you enrol, we’ll e-mail you a unique URL to join the live webinar.

Ask questions then and there. It’s like you’re in the same room.

Our webinar is also a tap away on mobile devices. Just download the ‘gotowebinar’ app, enter the meeting ID and you are on your way.

Live Webinar Calendar


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Rob Lockhart
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Thu 11th February, 1.00pm

Home Owns: 1st home buyers

Home Owns: 1st home buyers

Are you in the market for your first home? Not sure where to start or what information to look for? Join our free 1st Home Buyers webinar and learn what steps you need to take to help buy your dream home. From funding to the loan application, knowing how much you can borrow through to choosing the right loan, this webinar will share this and more.

Business

Lisa Gissing
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Tue 16th February, 1.00pm

Optimising cash flow

Optimising cash flow

Take control of your cash flow today. Join our free Optimising Cash Flow webinar and learn how to create a cash flow budget, better understand the Working Capital Cycle, find cash that’s hidden in your business, plus discover some commonly used ratios that will help you monitor the health of your cash flow. Don’t wait to take control of your cash: find out more today.

Community

Lisa Gissing
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Wed 17th February, 1.00pm

Expert's Angle - Presenting Financials for a Funding Submission

Expert's Angle - Presenting Financials for a Funding Submission

Presenting the appropriate financial information in a funding submission is critical to its success.

Business

Matthew Hassan
Senior Economist
Westpac

Thu 18th February, 9.00am

Expert's Angle - Economic indicators for 2016

Expert's Angle - Economic indicators for 2016

We all want to know what the outlook is for 2016. Find out from one of Australia's leading economists, Matthew Hassan, Senior Economist with Westpac what the economic indicators are forecasting in 2016.

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Bronwyn Lawson
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Thu 18th February, 1.00pm

Financial Foundations: Borrowing

Financial Foundations: Borrowing

Borrowing is just one tool that we can use to get the things we want in life. But when is the right time to borrow? And how do we ensure we are not borrowing ourselves into trouble? Join our free webinar Financial Foundations: Borrowing to gain insights into borrowing and the loan application process.

Business

Rob Lockhart
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Tue 23rd February, 1.00pm

Foundations of business planning

Foundations of business planning

Is your business plan a living and dynamic document that keeps your business on-track? Join our free Foundations of Business Planning webinar and ensure that you’re taking the essential steps to successful business planning.

Personal

Lisa Gissing
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Thu 25th February, 1.00pm

Home Owns: Getting Ahead (1)

Home Owns: Getting Ahead (1)

Now that you have bought your home, have you thought about how to leverage it to finance things such as investments, education and more? With our free "Home Owns: Getting ahead" webinar you’ll discover how you can use your home to grow your wealth, buy an investment property, finance education or travel, and more. Join us to learn more.

Business

Lisa Gissing
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Tue 01st March, 1.00pm

Optimising business planning

Optimising business planning

You've finished your business plan, now what? Creating your business plan is just one part of the business success puzzle. Have you ever wondered what comes next? Discover how to optimise your opportunity for business success with our free "Optimising business planning" webinar and start making the most of your business plan today, for a better business tomorrow.

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Rob Lockhart
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Thu 03rd March, 1.00pm

Financial Foundations: Investing

Financial Foundations: Investing

Want to invest but unsure where or how to start? Investing is the ideal way to create wealth and achieve your financial goals but for new investors it can be confusing. Our free " Financial Foundations: Investing" webinar will walk you through investment strategy, the many investment options available and how to choose the right one for you. Don’t wait; join our free webinar today so you can be on your way to a better financial future.

Business

Lisa Gissing
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Tue 08th March, 1.00pm

Managing growth

Managing growth

Are you ready for successful and sustainable business growth? Join our free Managing Growth webinar to discover the tips that will prepare your business for the growth it deserves. You’ll learn how to manage your cash flow and much more.

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Bronwyn Lawson
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Thu 10th March, 1.00pm

Investing in Property: Foundations

Investing in Property: Foundations

Successful property investment starts with having a clear strategy as to why you are investing. Do you know what you hope to achieve from investing in property? Is it capital growth? Cash flow? Or perhaps a bit of both? Get some clarity on your initial steps, the financial requirements and ongoing considerations of an investment property with our free Investing in Property webinar.

Business

Lisa Gissing
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Tue 15th March, 1.00pm

Using breakeven analysis

Using breakeven analysis

Ever wondered how breakeven analysis works? Or what it can be used for? Breakeven analysis is a powerful tool that can help you manage costs, plan for profit, set prices and more. Discover how you can use it to make important financial decisions in your business. Join our free "Using breakeven analysis" webinar to discover what it is, how to calculate it, use it and much more.

Personal

Bronwyn Lawson
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Thu 17th March, 1.00pm

Retirement planning

Retirement planning

Knowing how much you have now and how much you will need for your retirement enables you to see how much wealth you need to create to be able to achieve your ideal retirement lifestyle. Do you know what your gap is and how to fill it? Find out this and more with our free Retirement Planning webinar which will help you plan for the financial future you deserve.

Business

Rob Lockhart
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Tue 22nd March, 1.00pm

Purchasing business assets

Purchasing business assets

Whether it’s time for new equipment, vehicles, technology or software, the biggest consideration when buying new business assets is how you’ll finance them. Discover why the number one rule when buying is to match the life of the loan to the life of the asset. Plus, learn more about the funding options available to you when you join our free “Purchasing business assets” webinar.

Personal

Lisa Gissing
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Thu 24th March, 1.00pm

Investing in Property: Measuring returns

Investing in Property: Measuring returns

Do you have an investment property? How do you measure its success? DO you look at capital growth, rental return or something else? Or are you unsure how to measure its return and whether it’s helping to create a sustainable financial future? Our free "Investing in Property: Measuring returns" webinar will show you how to measure if an investment property is providing sufficient return and is line with your overall strategy.

Community

Rob Lockhart
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Tue 29th March, 1.00pm

7 financial tips for NFP's

7 financial tips for NFP's

Do you run or are involved with a Not-For-Profit organisation? Want to take better control of its finances so you can make the most of the resources you have? Join our free webinar and discover the 7 tips you need to become more financially and business savvy when it comes to your NFP. Find out more about our 7 financial tips for NFPs today.

Community

Lisa Gissing
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Wed 13th April, 1.00pm

Financial governance for NFP’s

Financial governance for NFP’s

From cash records, asset registers through to balance sheets, profit/loss statements and the financial operating cycle, do you feel in control of these compliance and financial requirements when it comes to your NFP organisation? Or would you like to learn more how you can get on top of the financial governance for your organisation? To find out how join our free Financial Governance for NFPs webinar.

Community

Bronwyn Lawson
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Wed 11th May, 1.00pm

Getting started in business

Getting started in business

Starting a business is one of the most exciting and rewarding things you can do. But it can also be challenging without the right planning. Ever wondered what you can do to help ensure your business is a success? Our free Getting Started webinar reveals the four essential steps you need to take to start a business on the right foot. Find out more!

Community

Bronwyn Lawson
Presenter
Westpac's Davidson Institute

Wed 08th June, 1.00pm

Beginner's guide to self-managed super funds

Beginner's guide to self-managed super funds

Interested in a self-managed super fund (SMSF) but not sure where to start? Want to learn more about what’s involved, how it works, the advantages and disadvantages plus how you can invest your money to create future wealth? Then you need our free Beginners Guide to SMSF webinar where you will discover all this and more about the world of SMSFs.