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Super home buyer scheme fails to move the needle

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
... but concrete analysis has revealed that at best it's only a marginal measure. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has applauded both major parties for recognising that housing affordability is a major issue for Australians and that ...

FPA names new chair

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 26 APR 2022
The Financial Planning Association of Australia will welcome a new chair next month as Marisa Broome's term comes to an end. The result of a long-term succession plan, current deputy chair David Sharpe will take over as chair on May 1, based in Perth. ...

Mixed reviews for advice industry reviewer

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2022
... stunt to 'calm the waters' before the election," he said. Conversely, the Financial Planning Association of Australia chief executive Sarah Abood welcomed Levy's appointment. Abood said the QAR is the "the perfect opportunity to measure and ...

Flexible work expectation gap widens

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 MAR 2022
... post-COVID environment. Speaking on a panel for International Women's Day yesterday, Financial Planning Association of Australia chief executive Sarah Abood said it is critical for leaders to consult staff and ask questions about work arrangements going ...

Winner of Gwen Fletcher Memorial Award 2022 announced

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAR 2022
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has congratulated the first winner of the Gwen Fletcher Memorial Award for 2022. Melbourne-based senior advice compliance analyst Danica Lozada of Industry Fund Services has taken home the award. ...

FPA pushes for advice law simplification

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAR 2022
... puts financial advisers at significant risk of breaching the law, according to the Financial Planning Association of Australia, which is urging the government to strip out layers of complexity in the latest round of reforms. Citing its submission to ...

Aussie CFPs move toward 5000

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 FEB 2022
... added 164 professionals to the fold last year, taking the total to nearly 5000. The Financial Planning Association of Australia, which is the certification body for the CFP designation in the country, recorded 4966 members at the end of December 2021. ...

Sudden departure for CountPlus chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 17 FEB 2022
... after working as its director since October 2016. Rowe is the former chair of the Financial Planning Association of Australia. He was also an Australian representative at the Financial Planning Standards Board in the US, a business banking manager at ...

CSLR will not fully protect investors

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 FEB 2022
... largely voiced concerns that the scheme should expand to all financial services. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), along with 14 other industry bodies, continue to push for expanding the CSLR's jurisdiction to reflect the remit ...

Retirement Income Covenant, CCIV reforms pass

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 FEB 2022
... industry is well-placed to develop and publish such strategies by the deadline. The Financial Planning Association of Australia chief executive Sarah Abood said financial planners now look forward to their clients having the ability to access a broader ...