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Clients seek advisers who belong to a professional association and abide by a strict Code of Conduct. The AFA Code of Conduct is based on six guiding principles that govern our member's professional practice.
We believe that recognising excellence is integral to building a strong profession. Each year the AFA, together with our partners, announce five prestigious awards for quality advice and an award for Life Company of the Year.
Consumer Choice Awards 2016
The AFA and the Beddoes Institute hosted the inaugural Consumer Choice Awards, which recognises the best insurers as rated by advised policyholders and claimants.
The Awards evening was held on 15 November at the InterContinental Hotel in Sydney, and we had the pleasure of Nationals Senator for NSW, Senator John Williams as our special guest for the evening.
Congratulations to all of the deserving award winners and finalists.
Life Company of the Year Awards 2015
The AFA supports the Life Company of the Year Awards as one way in which we can influence the life insurance market by recognising those companies that are leading the way in product, service, innovation and sustainability.
This Black Tie Dinner was held in the Art Gallery of NSW on Thursday 3 March 2016, we had the pleasure of Ian Thorpe and Professor Vanessa Hayes from the Garvan Medical Research Foundation as our special guests for the evening.
You're invited to the Practitioner Adviser Forum !
The new Practitioner Adviser Forums have been designed by advisers for advisers. The aim is to share ideas and best practice amongst peers in a social community environment and to provide support irrespective of business stage, size or structure.
We would like to invite you to join us at the AFA Mentoring Program launch for 2017. The event is designed to give you an overview of the program and provide you with an opportunity to meet and speak to a number of the Mentors that will be available to you.
AFA Member Webinar with Peter Kell Facilitated by Brad Fox
Over the last 10 days we have spoken with many of our members on the Genxt Connect Tour. A constant theme is how advisers are adapting to many different challenges and opportunities which we are exploring through our professional development curriculum of adaptive change.
SYDNEY: 8 February 2017 – The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) welcomed the passing of the Corporations Amendment (Professional Standards of Financial Advisers Bill) 2016 (the Bill) through the Lower House on Tuesday night, with AFA CEO Brad Fox saying it helps pave the way towards greater recognition of financial advice as a profession, improved consumer perception of financial advice and more Australians seeking life-changing financial advice.
SYDNEY: 30 January, 2017 - The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA)’s premiere event for progressive financial advisers, the Genxt Connect Tour, will kick off in Hobart on 6 February 2017, with some venues almost sold out.