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FPA welcomes imminent introduction of Education and Professional Standards Legislation

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has welcomed today’s announcement that the Government’s planned legislation to mandate professional standards for financial planners will be introduced by the end of the year. Commenting on today’s announcement by the The Hon. Kelly O’Dwyer MP, Ben Marshan CFP®, Head of Policy and Government Relations, said the FPA […]

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FPA urges universities to offer financial planning programs

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has called on universities and other education providers across Australia to work with planning professionals in developing subjects and degree programs in light of the professional standards and timeframes announced by Minister Kelly O’Dwyer in April this year. Working with the Financial Planning Education Council (FPEC), the FPA […]

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Queensland Australian of the Year to address 2016 FPA Professionals Congress

Queensland Australian of the Year, writer and broadcaster Catherine McGregor AM will be the speaker for the annual Women in Financial Planning Breakfast at the Financial Planning Association (FPA) Professionals Congress in Perth. Dante De Gori CFP®, CEO of the FPA said Catherine is an ideal fit for this year’s event. “In line with this […]

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Financial Planning Week highlights opportunity for financial planners

The Dare to Dream campaign resonated with Australians and received strong support from FPA members The 16th annual Financial Planning Week, run by The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has successfully concluded, revealing a big opportunity for financial planners to help more Australians realise their financial dreams. Dante De Gori CFP®, CEO of the […]

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All-star speaker line-up announced for FPA Professionals Congress

Thought leaders from worlds of sport, media, medicine and aviation announced. The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is thrilled to announce the full line-up of keynote speakers for the 2016 FPA Professionals Congress. FPA CEO, Dante De Gori, CFP® said this year’s diverse set of speakers is one of the strongest yet, with Ange Postecoglou, Tracey […]

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FPA welcomes removal of lifetime cap on super contributions

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has responded positively to the Government’s decision today to dismiss the proposed $500,000 lifetime cap on non-concessional super contributions, to be replaced by a new annual cap of $100,000. Benjamin Marshan CFP®, FPA Head of Policy and Government Relations, welcomed the removal of the retrospective aspect of the […]

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FPA responds to draft legislation to enact super changes

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has welcomed many of the Government’s proposed superannuation reforms following the release of draft legislation to enact the budget super changes. Dante De Gori, CFP®, FPA CEO, said the FPA supported many of the changes in the first tranche of draft bills, released yesterday – but expressed disappointment […]

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Back by popular demand: Andrew Denton to speak at FPA Professionals Congress

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is excited to announce the return of popular media personality Andrew Denton as a keynote speaker at the 2016 FPA Professionals Congress. Having made his debut at Congress in 2014 in Adelaide, the television broadcaster, producer and writer is back by popular demand. FPA CEO, Dante De Gori, […]

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New research shows a financial plan is the missing link to Australians realising their dreams

FPA uncovers Australian’s financial habits and goals ahead of Financial Planning Week New research conducted by the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) ahead of the 16th annual Financial Planning Week has highlighted an opportunity for financial planners to bring to life the hopes and dreams of clients through financial advice. The research uncovered that […]

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FPA Professionals Congress program to inspire, engage, evolve and grow planners’ careers

Workshop program curated to help delegates be Future Ready The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has today announced its workshop program for the 2016 FPA Professionals Congress. Designed with this year’s “future ready” Congress theme in mind, the program sessions will focus on four pillars: Inspire, Engage, Evolve and Grow. According to FPA CEO, […]

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