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Adviser of the Year named

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
The AFA Adviser of the Year for 2019 has been crowned at a gala dinner in Adelaide overnight. The Association of Financial Advisers has awarded its highest honours, presenting the Adviser of the Year, Female Excellence in Advice, Excellence in Education ...

Advice association merger up to members

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
... Gori said he wouldn't rule out the associations becoming one. "We've rebuilt, if you like, a relationship with the AFA in particular about working a lot more closely together and [that's] very important. "It's not just with the AFA. We've ...

AFA Foundation headed for milestone

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
The AFA Foundation is heading towards an enormous milestone, anticipating $2 million donations in 2019. The AFA Foundation may well reach over $2 million in donations this year, with much of it donated by the association's adviser members, AFA Foundation ...

The highest honour: 2018 AOTY reflects on win

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
... understand with all the conflicts of interest why they feel that way." Robertson added that he hopes advisers attending the AFA conference this year feel a part of a community. "We really need to band together more than ever as a team as a lot of people ...

REP 515 divides advice community

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
... Anderson says the financial advice community has been split in two by the corporate regulator. Providing a policy outlook at the AFA National Conference in Adelaide, Anderson asked delegates whether they were experiencing the pain of ASIC's Report ...

Train of legislation to hit advisers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
... train of legislation coming down the track that will hit you all," Bishop told the conference. She praised the work of the AFA in coming together with the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) to create a united voice. FPA chief executive ...

Nominees await top AFA honours

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
... Excellence in Advice and the Excellence in Education award winners will be crowned at the conference's annual gala dinner. AFA chief executive Philip Kewin said the nominees exemplify excellence in advice, diversity, innovation and education. Kewin said ...

No extension to FASEA deadline

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
... this is a fair and reasonable process but we want to make sure that everyone has the time to feel like they can achieve it." AFA chief executive Phil Kewin expressed some disappointment following Hume's speech, telling delegates: "I think like me ...

Advisers band together: AFA Conference 2019 kicks off

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
... the 2019 Association of Financial Advisers' National Conference, which kicks off in Adelaide today, conference chair and AFA director Glen James shared what attendees can expect ahead of the annual event. James said the key message is that advisers ...

Down but not out: Top advisers adapt

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
... facing is the government and regulators appear to see them as a commodity." While exits were always expected, national chair of AFA Inspire and co-chief executive of Multiforte Kate McCallum is concerned so few new advisers have entered - particularly ...