Invesco Chase: a community sports initiative for the finance industry

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The Australian arm of the global fund manager, Invesco, has announced the launch of ‘Invesco Chase’, a virtual cycling event for teams suited to the work-from-home lifestyle we find ourselves in today. The event is designed for the financial advice and investment community with the aim of bringing people together in these isolated and difficult... Read more continue reading

Top students head for finals showdown in the AMP University Challenge

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The finalists have been chosen to compete for the top prize in the AMP University Challenge finals next month. The teams and individuals, representing four universities and TAFE, were selected from more than 170 submissions across the country and will now head to Finals Day on 30 October. Now in its 10th year, the AMP University... Read more continue reading

Help young Australians by supporting the Future2 Community Cycling & Walking Challenge

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The Future2 Foundation (Future2), the philanthropic arm of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), has announced an exciting new initiative to get financial planners outdoors, active and raising funds for young Australians facing social, physical or financial hardship. Since its foundation in 2007, Future2 has provided over a million dollars in grants to grassroots... Read more continue reading

Australian Ethical announces recipients of its largest ever community grants program

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Australian Ethical (ASX: AEF) is proud to announce the recipients of its largest ever Community Grants program. This year, Australian Ethical is donating $400,000 through the Australian Ethical Foundation to 18 grassroots organisations that are making a difference to the planet, people or animals in Australia and overseas. From Melbourne to Marrickville and Borneo to... Read more continue reading

Helping those in need to transform their lives

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This year has been challenging for many Australians, particularly for those suffering financial hardship resulting from a personal health crisis or the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our economy. In many instances, people faced with health challenges are having to make important financial decisions at an extremely emotional time. Now more than ever, as... Read more continue reading

Pandemic’s economic pain worse for the young, migrants and women

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The economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has created a new group of economically vulnerable[1] people, with young people, recent migrants and women among those hardest hit. Research that has tracked close to 6000 working Australians since April also found those already on average or lower incomes were most likely to have suffered negative impacts... Read more continue reading

10 years of AMP financial advisers supporting cancer patients and their families

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AMP is marking 10 years of its advisers helping cancer patients and their families with pro bono financial advice through the AMP Foundation’s partnership with the Cancer Council. Since 2010, advisers in the AMP network have supported more than 6,500 people affected by cancer – patients and their families – to address their financial challenges... Read more continue reading

Voting opens for the 24 finalists in this year’s Australian Ethical Community Grants program

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Australian Ethical members and public urged to vote online Australian Ethical has opened the online voting in this year’s Community Grants program with 24 charities shortlisted as finalists from 432 applications. This year saw a marked increase in applications – up from 380 in 2019 – together with a significant uptick in queries and social... Read more continue reading

Australian Volunteer Support Trust meets to direct support to families of lost volunteer firefighters

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The Advisory Panel for the Australian Volunteer Support Trust (AVST) established in the wake of the summer bushfires to support the families of volunteers who die in the course of their duties will meet for the first time this Wednesday 1 July to ensure arrangements are in place to support the first beneficiaries of the... Read more continue reading

Demand for mental health training increases as Australians adjust to the ‘new normal’

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SuperFriend, the national workplace mental health and wellbeing organisation, has seen increased demand for mental health and wellbeing training from Australian workplaces for their employees amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Since social distancing measures were enforced in March, SuperFriend has seen a marked increase in demand for its support, delivering more than 80 mental health and... Read more continue reading