TAL launches Australian Skin Safety Report to uncover changing attitudes and intentions towards skin safety

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To further the conversation on preventative health, leading Australian life insurer, TAL, has launched the TAL SpotChecker Australian Skin Safety Report, which explores Australians’ attitudes and actions around skin safety and skin cancer. The report marks the fifth year of TAL’s national skin safety awareness program: TAL SpotChecker. TAL SpotChecker aims to bridge the gap between... Read more continue reading

AMP partnership with Good Shepherd supporting Australians in financial hardship

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A new partnership between AMP and financial wellbeing specialist Good Shepherd is providing meaningful support to clients experiencing hardship just weeks after its launch. The partnership provides AMP clients experiencing financial hardship with further support, including direct access to specialised financial counselling provided by Good Shepherd – a non-profit organisation that works with government, community... Read more continue reading

SuperFriend welcomes Productivity Commission’s push for broader, earlier mental health support

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SuperFriend welcomes the release of the highly anticipated final report from the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health, and commends the Commission for recognising the need for an improved mental health system with a broader approach to non-clinical settings such as workplaces, education, justice and community settings. SuperFriend believes that creating a person-centred approach focused... Read more continue reading

University of Canberra students win the AMP University Challenge

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University of Canberra students Sarah Pearson and Jordan Finch have won the finals of the 2020 AMP University Challenge and the $5,000 first prize. The pair, who are both majoring in financial planning, came out on top in a closely fought competition on Friday. It is the first time students from University of Canberra have... Read more continue reading

AFA VISION Conference raises over $6000 for charity partners

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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 insecurity. Donations help source and rescue 40 million... Read more continue reading

AMP Foundation awards $1 million in Tomorrow Fund grants to 40 remarkable Australians

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Forty outstanding individuals working hard to connect, support, educate, entertain and inspire Australians are sharing in $1 million of grants from the AMP Foundation’s Tomorrow Fund this year. Since 2014, this AMP Foundation program has provided $7 million in grants to more than 300 Australians who are working hard to make a positive difference in... Read more continue reading

AFA Foundation supports local charities via 2020 Grants Program

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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, Olivia Sarah-Le Lacheur said,... Read more continue reading

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