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FPA Affiliate member category

This member category is for those who work with clients and planners in critical support roles such as paraplanners, client relationship officers, practice managers, compliance officers and technical analysts.

Why should you join the FPA?

By becoming an FPA Affiliate member, you will

  • Join Australia’s leading professional financial planning community committed to standing with Australians for a better financial future
  • Learn from and share experiences with like-minded peers
  • Access readily available professional development content

Key member benefits

  • Demonstrate your commitment to the profession as a member of Australia’s largest professional association for financial planning through the new FPA Affiliate digital member badge and certificate
  • Stay informed and receive FPA newsletters and the Money & Life Professionals magazine to stay abreast of significant policy changes, case studies and articles
  • Access over 120 hours of free CPD through our online portal FPA Learn
  • Access to Member discounts
  • Access to FPA Wellbeing support program – free confidential support
  • Connect with a wide network of your peers via FPA Community


See FPA Member and Affiliate regulations for full eligibility.


The membership fee is $495 per financial year.

If you were previously an FPA student member and have recently graduated you may be eligible for a $400 discount on your first year of membership. Ask our Member Services team for more information.

Apply to become an FPA Affiliate member

Apply online now, or for more information on becoming an Affiliate member of the FPA please email or call our Member Services team on 1300 337 301.

Looking for the FPA Affiliate member sub-categories?

FPA Student member

Student Affiliate Member
For undergraduate and postgraduate students studying relevant degrees part-time or full-time.

FPA Retired member

Retired Affiliate Member
For retired financial planning professionals who want to stay connected and give back to the advice profession.

FPA Academic member

Academic Affiliate member
For those in educational institutions supporting future financial planning professionals.