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Industry groups welcome Labor government

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
... pressing issues impacting the advice industry. PA chief executive Sarah Abood said the FPA expects actions on adviser education to be the first order of business for the incoming minister for financial services. "Congratulations to prime minister Anthony ...

Mixed reviews for advice industry reviewer

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2022
... manageable, so we understand why some of these things have been excluded. This means that issues like the financial adviser education standard and the Code of Ethics will need to be addressed by the Government, rather than being referred to the QAR for ...

FPA calls for stronger experience pathway

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 4 FEB 2022
... executive Sarah Abood criticised the federal government's proposal to recognise 10 years of experience to meet adviser education qualifications, suggesting instead that it should only be available for those aged over 55, with at least 15 years' ...

Government backflips on adviser education

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
Not long after Labor suggested it would not require older financial advisers to get degrees, the Liberal party has now backflipped on education standards to match Labor's policy. Minister for superannuation, financial services and the digital economy ...

CountPlus acquisitions boost revenue by $9.4m

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
... Count Financial advisers have 2 or fewer units to complete before 1 January 2026 to complete their financial adviser education requirements." Count Financial, which was previously part of the Commonwealth Bank, raised its provision for remediation related ...

Bill to defer adviser education standards tabled

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 5 DEC 2019
The bill to defer the education and training standards for existing financial advisers was introduced in the House of Representatives today. The bill was circulated by the authority of Michael Sukkar, minister for housing and Assistant Treasurer. It ...

Nominees await top AFA honours

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
... collective realisation of the growing importance of professional education" has prompted an increasing focus on adviser education in the past decade. Women who are standouts in their community contributions have come out on top in the 2019 Female Excellence ...

AFA names education award finalists

KRISTI CHENG  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 AUG 2019
... collective realisation of the growing importance of professional education" has prompted an increasing focus on adviser education in the past decade. "Excellence in education inspires greater adviser confidence in their ability and greater consumer trust ...

FASEA exam results spark debate

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 AUG 2019
... acted out of our professional standards." Cooper conceded that there is likely to be an ongoing debate around adviser education. "It may raise a further debate on whether or not the bridging course is necessary, but even there I assume (having not done ...

MAX awards recognise industry excellence

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2019
... awards attracted more than 14,000 votes in 2019, a record across their 24 years. 2019 MAX Award winners include: Adviser Education Campaign of the Year Zurich Life Insurance - Cost of Care Agency Executive of the Year - Financial Services Giada Dorgia ...
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