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FASEA Adviser Exam to be Open Book For Corps Act

The Financial Advisers Exam proposed by FASEA will be open book in the area of the Corporations Act, according to the Assistant Treasurer, Stuart Robert, who told advisers that it was unreasonable to expect them to remember the relevant parts of the Act. (more…)

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1 · October 16, 2018 in Associations, Conferences and Events, Training  
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Latest Poll – FASEA Minimum Education Standards

Our latest poll seeks your input on whether you think FASEA’s minimum education requirements for existing advisers is fair. (more…)

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7 · October 16, 2018 in Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events, Polls  

2018 AFA National Adviser Conference Wrap

An already-successful 2018 AFA National Adviser Conference finished on a high note, following the announcement of industry accreditation concessions for existing advisers, which will be built into the final FASEA legislation to be submitted to Parliament. (more…)

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0 · October 15, 2018 in Conferences and Events  

Hugh Robertson Wins 2018 AFA Adviser of the Year

The AFA has closed its National Adviser Conference by naming Queensland adviser Hugh Robertson of Centaur Financial Services as the 2018 AFA Adviser of the Year. (more…)

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0 · October 12, 2018 in Associations, Conferences and Events  

TWD Australia Named as 2018 Practice of the Year

Perth based advisory firm TWD Australia has won the 2018 AFA Practice of the Year Award. (more…)

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0 · October 12, 2018 in Associations, Conferences and Events  

FPA Names New Board Chair

The FPA Board has announced that Marisa Broome will take over the role of Chair from Neil Kendall when his term concludes towards the end of November. (more…)

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0 · October 12, 2018 in Appointments, Associations, Conferences and Events  

FASEA Win For Advisers

The Assistant Treasurer, The Hon Stuart Robert MP, has announced that some key industry qualifications will be taken into account by FASEA and counted as credits against the minimum education standards it will require for current financial advisers. (more…)

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11 · October 12, 2018 in Breaking, Compliance & Regulation, Conferences and Events  

Advice Rated Highly But Cost Remains an Issue

Consumers who access financial advice have greater peace of mind and better financial behaviours, according to new research released by the AFA, which also found these attitudes were only gained through first-hand experience with an adviser. (more…)

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0 · October 12, 2018 in Associations, Conferences and Events  

AFA Board Executive Signs on For Another Two Years

The AFA Board Executive will remain unchanged following the Association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) with the President, Vice President and Treasurer opting to retain their roles for another two years. (more…)

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0 · October 12, 2018 in Appointments, Associations, Conferences and Events  

Perth Adviser Wins AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award

A Perth-based financial adviser has been chosen from more than 300 nominees as the AFA Female Excellence in Advice Award Winner. (more…)

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0 · October 12, 2018 in Associations, Conferences and Events