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Media releases from AFA

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 […]

AFA VISION Conference raises over $6000 for charity partners

SYDNEY: 2 November 2020 – The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) raised over $6000 for the AFA Foundation during the AFA VISION conference (the AFA Conference). The funds will be donated to Foodbank and other charity partners and will enable Foodbank to provide over 10,000 meals to Australians in need. Foodbank helps Australians experiencing food […]

AFA announces new Executive, Board members

SYDNEY: 30 October, 2020 –  The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has announced a new AFA Board Executive, including Michael Nowak as AFA President; Sam Perera, Vice President, and Matthew Hawkins, Treasurer at its virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) this week. Mr Nowak has been a member of the AFA Board for eight years and […]

AFA Foundation supports local charities via 2020 Grants Program

SYDNEY: 13 October, 2020 – The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 AFA Foundation Grants Program (the Grants Program). Nine local charities from around the country were chosen from 25 submissions to receive a grant of between $2,000 and $5,000 each from the AFA Foundation. AFA Foundation Chair, […]