Merry Christmas and Happy New year from AdviserVoice

From

Wishing you a safe and happy festive season. Thank you for being part of the AdviserVoice community in 2019. We look forward to bringing you the latest Australian Financial Services industry news and more CPD articles in 2020. If you need to catch-up on your CPD points over the break, please visit our CPD section and […]

continue reading

TAL launches national skin check initiative for the fourth year

From

TAL, a leading Australian life insurance specialist, launched its national skin check initiative, TAL SpotChecker, for the fourth year running at Bondi Beach. Through the annual program, TAL is seeking to encourage and enable more Australians to embrace skin safety, by providing customers and the general public access to free skin checks from qualified professionals […]

continue reading

AMP Foundation awards $1 million to innovative, hard-working Australians making a difference

From

Thirty-seven amazing Australians working in areas as diverse as technology, inclusion, sustainability and Indigenous innovation are set to make a positive impact through AMP’s $1 million Tomorrow Fund. Since 2014, the Tomorrow Fund has provided $6 million in grants to hundreds of Australians who are working to make a difference in our community. Known as AMP […]

continue reading

Work causing or exacerbating mental ill-health for 1 in 5 Australians according to new research

From

SuperFriend, a national mental health organisation that partners with the superannuation and insurance industries, has released results from Australia’s largest workplace mental health survey. It confirms that for many workers, their workplace has caused or exacerbated their mental health condition. The results also showed clear benefits for organisations that invest in targeted mental health initiatives […]

continue reading

Financial planners set off on Future2 Wheel Classic and Hiking Challenge in Victoria

From

The 2019 Future2 Wheel Classic charity bike ride will set off from Melbourne’s DISC Velodrome on Friday 22 November, aiming to surpass previous years’ fundraising efforts for the Future2 Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA). Now in its 10th year, the Wheel Classic will feature 18 financial planners and […]

continue reading

Future2 increases grants to disadvantaged young Australians in 2019

From

The Future2 Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA), has awarded $191,066 in new grants to 20 not-for-profit organisations in 2019, an increase of more than 5 per cent over last year. Future2 has now committed $1,195,066 in grants since its inception in 2007.  FPA members endorse every dollar awarded by the Future2 […]

continue reading

How advisers can support both themselves and their customers with mental health

From

Mental health is a journey of learning to understand ourselves and make healthy choices that build resilience and help us live a fulfilling life. It is an incredibly important topic for us all to be aware so we can encourage conversations in an open and accepting environment and help people be well and thrive. When […]

continue reading

Local investment manager recognised for action on modern slavery

From

Ausbil Investment Management’s Head of ESG Research, Mans Carlsson-Sweeny, has been recognised with an Anti-Slavery Australia Freedom Award Certificate of High Commendation for his work in combating slavery in investment supply chains. Carlsson-Sweeny was recognised for his contribution in identifying the risk of modern slavery in investment, and promoting better awareness around slavery in the […]

continue reading

Griffith University Student Crystal Palliser wins AMP University Challenge

From

Crystal Palliser from Griffith University has won the finals of the 2019 AMP University Challenge and the $5,000 first prize. Ms Palliser, who is in only her second year of a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and Financial Planning, performed strongly in all of the finals challenges during an intense day of competition. Now […]

continue reading

OnePath and Zurich renew support for Mr Perfect mental health BBQs

From

OnePath has renewed its 12-month partnership with Mr Perfect, the grassroots men’s mental health network encouraging conversation and connections through informal BBQs across Australia. Commencing this month, this second 12-month partnership has OnePath and Zurich Financial Services Australia adding their weight behind Mr Perfect to expand the BBQ program to more than 300 BBQs. Over […]

continue reading