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Senator the Hon Jane Hume to address key financial planning industry issues in live online FPA event

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is pleased to announce that Senator the Hon Jane Hume, Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology, will join FPA members in a live webinar on 7 May. Hosted by FPA CEO Dante De Gori CFP® , this online event is exclusive to FPA members who […]

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Early access to super COVID-19 measure: Joint bodies ensure Australians can easily access professional advice

Five major Australian professional bodies – CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ), SMSF Association (SMSFA), Financial Planning Association (FPA) and Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) – have joined forces to ensure Australians can get the advice they need to understand the Federal Government’s COVID-19 economic packages, including early access to their […]

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FPA welcomes ASIC Regulatory Relief for financial planners around COVID-19

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) welcomes ASIC’s new regulatory relief, which will make it easier for financial planners to help Australians during COVID-19. The FPA has strongly advocated for a reduction in regulatory burdens on behalf of all financial planners across Australia, as well as working cooperatively with four other associations as part […]

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Consumer group attack on financial planners is unjustified as Australians battle COVID-19 crisis

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is extremely disappointed by the statements made by consumer group Choice that Australians should consult a financial counsellor rather than a financial adviser about early access to superannuation. Choice Policy and Campaigns Adviser Patrick Veyret was quoted in a Money Management article today (9 April) encouraging those in […]

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FPA READY Index to future proof FPA Professional Practices amid COVID-19 crisis

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) today launched an online diagnostic tool exclusively for FPA Professional Practices as they bolster their businesses to support a growing number of Australians during these challenging times.

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FPA urges Australians to seek advice before withdrawing super

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has urged all Australians to seek financial advice before withdrawing up to $20,000 from their retirement savings following the announcement of an unprecedented move by the Federal Government.

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COVID-19 Advice for FPA Members

The FPA is closely monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by coronavirus (COVID-19).  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the outbreak of COVID-19 as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. You can access the latest information on COVID-19 from the Australian Government Department of Health. Please find information and latest updates on […]

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FPA committed to supporting the next generation of planners at national event series

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is delighted to be hosting the FPA Careers in Financial Planning Event Series in partnership with the leading education provider Kaplan Professional for the second year later this month.

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Tips for business continuity during COVID-19 outbreak

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak is escalating around the world and here in Australia. The Australian Government has announced a range of action plans to contain the spread of coronavirus and this week it is expected that an economic stimulus plan will be released to lessen the impact of the financial fallout from this crisis. The […]

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The national opportunity that is financial planning

This piece was originally published in Money Management. The financial planning profession is on the cusp of a major growth trajectory as planners and professional associations unite to secure its future, writes Financial Planning Association CEO Dante De Gori CFP®. The demand for financial advice is strong. With 41 per cent of Australians intending to […]

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