Perform Education: Financial Literacy in Schools



Perform was a recipient of a 2015, 2016 & 2017 Performers in Schools Award.


Who are the people on Australia's banknotes?
Join Sir John Flynn, Dame Nellie Melba, Edith Cowan and Sir John Monash amongst other famous faces of Australia‘s history in learning the essentials of FINANCIAL LITERACY in DOLLARS AND SENSE!

Featuring an irresistible mix of comedy, singing, dancing and student interaction, DOLLARS AND SENSE takes your students on a wild ride through Australian history with the people in your pocket!

Your students will discover 10 KEY CONCEPTS to become financially literate:
What is Money? Its origins, why we have it and what it's used for.
Why do we work?
How to take control of your money by prioritising needs and wants.
The importance of saving.
The importance of budgeting.
What is investing?
Making money work and the miracle of compounding interest.
The difference between cash and credit.
How financial choices affect your future.
How financial security means more choices in life.

Areas of Learning: Understanding Money, Personal Finance, Money Management, Australian History, Performing Arts
Curriculum coverage: The Humanities (Economics, Business/Commerce, SOSE/HSIE, History); English; Mathematics; The Arts


Cost per person: 

$5.50 + GST

Min Cost:

$825+ GST for audiences under 150

Min/Max audience:

150 min/300 max

School years suitable: 

Years 5 - 9


Perform Education


Meg Holt


1300 652 470


03 9576 7055