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Media releases from AFA

AFA CEO Philip Kewin steps down

SYDNEY: 25 March, 2021 – Philip Kewin has stepped down from his role as Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA). As the AFA gears up for a new wave of policy advocacy and regulatory reform, and after four years at the helm, Mr Kewin decided the time was right to hand over […]

AFA appoints Dawn Thomas AFA Inspire National Chair

SYDNEY: 24 MARCH, 2021 – The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) welcomes Dawn Thomas as the new National Chair of AFA Inspire. Ms Thomas is a senior financial adviser with Perth-based financial advice group, Wealthwise, and the AFA’s 2019 Female Excellence in Advice award winner. “The 2018 AFA Inspire roadshow was the very first space […]

AFA 2020 Life Company of the Year Awards

SYDNEY: 17 MARCH, 2021 – Announcing the AFA 2020 Life Company of the Year Awards. TAL is the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) 2020 Life Company of the Year. It is the fourth time TAL has taken out the award in recent years. Runners up for the Life Company of the Year title were: AIA Australia […]

2021 AFA Foundation Grants Program now open

SYDNEY: 15 February 2021 –  The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has announced that the 2021 AFA Foundation Grants Program (the Program) is now open. The Program invites AFA members to nominate a local charity, which may not otherwise obtain funding, to receive a grant. “We encourage our members to nominate a charity in their local […]

AFA responds to Single Disciplinary Body and exit of FASEA

SYDNEY: 10 December 2020 – The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) acknowledges the announcement by Government yesterday on strengthening and streamlining oversight of the financial advice sector. Significantly, the Government announced the winding up of FASEA and the expansion of the role of the Financial Services and Credit Panel (FSCP) within the Australian Securities and […]