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Focus to acquire stake in MEDIQ

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
... medical practitioners (but has a law degree) and founded MEDIQ in 2010. It won the Association of Financial Advisers' (AFA) Practice of the Year award in 2017. MEDIQ's future plans About 60% of MEDIQ's clients are based outside Victoria ...

FASEA extension passes

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
... which is an additional two years. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) lobbied for these extensions. FPA chief executive Dante De Gori responded to news of the bill passing on LinkedIn, saying ...

AMPFPA action progresses, associations merge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
... thousands of everyday Australians over a very long period of time," he said. "We continue to be very supportive of the FPA and AFA but we do believe a common voice is needed when speaking to government." The Small Business Ombudsman asked AMP to mediate ...

New board member at EQT

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
... company TalkiPlay. She was a finalist for the Association of Financial Advisers' Adviser of the Year Award in 2014 and won the AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award in 2013 and the Financial Planning Association of Australia's CFP Professional of the ...

Pro-bono advice program for bushfire affected launches

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 6 FEB 2020
... Financial Planning Bushfire Pro-Bono Program is open and ready as of today. It's a collaborative response from the FPA and AFA to support communities impacted by the recent bushfire crisis. Impacted Australians who are eligible for assistance will be ...

Where to from here?

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 FEB 2020
On the anniversary of the Royal Commission's final report, AFA chief Phil Kewin reflects on the year that was and how the playbook - and rules - changed for advisers. It's been 12 months since the financial services sector was hit with Commissioner ...

No joy in the advice world this Christmas

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 DEC 2019
... with staff to care for, many of whom are also struggling with the uncertainty pervading our industry at the moment." Both the AFA and FPA offer mental health programs for members - AFA Care and FPA Wellbeing.

Why joint effort is required in advice

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 5 DEC 2019
... Technology, Senator Jane Hume. Jane has taken an active interest and engaged heavily with professional associations including the AFA and FPA." He said that the AFA intends to keep working with the FPA on regulatory issues facing the industry. "The AFA ...

Advice associations welcome ASIC stance

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 NOV 2019
... separate statements, both the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) have welcomed ASIC's approach to licensee obligations for the code, which won't see the regulator monitor or enforce individual ...

AFA calls out FASEA chief inconsistency

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 NOV 2019
... advisers, Anderson said, is the result of the lack of clarity on these kinds of issues from FASEA and Glenfield. In a paper for AFA members, he wrote that the debate on recognition of prior learning comes down to what degrees are approved by FASEA, what ...