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Wage subsidy to rescue advice industry
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 FEB 2021
... incentivise advice practices to take hire graduates. In its pre-Budget submission, the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) recommended the government introduce a $10,000 wage subsidy for employing professional year students, citing the significant ...
Wage subsidy needed for new entrants: AFA
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021
... practices to encourage employment of new entrants needing to complete their professional year. In its pre-Budget submission, the AFA has recommended the government incentivise advice practices with a $10,000 wage subsidy for employing professional year ...
Key advice reforms tabled
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020
... Financial Advisers chief executive Philip Kewin said while all three elements are important, the most significant issue for the AFA and its members is the new annual renewal obligation. "Whilst the legislation does not entirely reflect our recommendation ...
AFA rejigs board
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 2 NOV 2020
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has made a number of appointments to its board and promoted its vice president to replace its longstanding national president. Michael Nowak has been vice president for the past two terms and will replace ...
Advice reforms to be legislated: Hume
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
... disciplinary body, Hume said, will assist with these opportunities and will be a "game changer". "We have been listening to what the AFA wants and what the community wants. We want to make sure there is far better alignment of the regulatory requirements ...
AFA to host virtual conference
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 AUG 2020
The Association of Financial Advisers will host a virtual conference via live broadcast from October 14-15. The AFA VISION Conference will be filmed at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney and broadcast live to delegates across Australia. Sessions ...
APRA intervention blindsided AFA, FPA taskforce
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2020
At the Financial Services Council Life Insurance Summit, the heads of financial advice industry associations admitted to being blindsided by APRA's intervention on individual disability income insurance. Association of Financial Advisers chief executive ...
AFA, FPA share bleak view of industry
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
... before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, sharing austere views of the financial advice industry. AFA general manager, policy and professionalism Phil Anderson said that the ASIC Financial Adviser Register had dropped by 6000 ...
FASEA unclear why advisers are quitting
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
... advice associations including the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA), as well as the SMSF Association among others. There are just over 22,000 financial advisers on the ASIC FAR. About 8000 ...
Mudslinging over FASEA extension continues
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAY 2020
... this stage. Conversely, the opposition believe the omnibus bill is about more than just FASEA. Jones' comments come after the AFA fired off a press release yesterday calling on Labor to "support the passing" of the bill this week. In the release, the ...
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