AFA announces speaker program for EVOLVE Conference 21-22 September 2021

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In what will be his first address to the financial advice community since his appointment in June 2021, ASIC Chair, Joseph Longo, will appear on the opening day of the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA)’s upcoming EVOLVE Conference (the AFA Conference). Mr Longo joins a distinguished line-up of expert speakers, including Senator Jane Hume, Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services

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Changing Lives AFA Foundation partners with AIA Australia and OnePath

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The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) is pleased to announce that AIA Australia and OnePath Life[1] have partnered with the AFA Foundation to support our charitable work that is changing lives across the nation. AFA Foundation Chair, Olivia Sarah-Le Lacheur, said the partnerships will help the AFA Foundation provide additional valuable support to charities that

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AFA announces EVOLVE Conference 21-22 September 2021

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The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) is pleased to announce that its 2021 national conference – the AFA EVOLVE Conference (the Conference) – will be held from 21-22 September 2021. The Conference, which will also celebrate the AFA’s 75th anniversary, will be a hybrid event streamed live from a Sydney studio and celebrated in capital cities across the country

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2021 AFA Foundation Grants Program now open

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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 community and have an

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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

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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,

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AFA Foundation reaches $2m milestone

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The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) Foundation has announced it has reached a significant milestone, donating $2 million to date, to a range of charities across Australia. AFA Foundation Chair, Olivia Sarah-Le Lacheur, said, “We are extremely proud to have raised over $2 million so far and we look forward to continuing to give back

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AFA Foundation opens 2020 Grants Program

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The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has opened its 2020 AFA Foundation Grants Program (the Grants Program). The Grants Program launched in 2019 and offers AFA members the opportunity to nominate local charity partners that would benefit from a small donation, but might face challenges in finding funding via other avenues such as government assistance

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AFA presents 2018 Community Awards

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The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has introduced new categories in its community awards, recognising three levels of exceptional service to the association. The three categories include the existing AFA Appreciation Awards, plus the new AFA Recognition Awards and the AFA Thought Leader Award. AFA Appreciation Awards were extended to: Karen Walmsley, Powe Financial Advice Amanda Cassar, Wealth

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AFA Foundation makes history raising $117,000 on Kokoda Trail

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Members and friends of the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) have completed the 96km Kokoda Trail which took place from 24 August – 2 September. The group raised a total of over $117,000 for the AFA Foundation, making Kokoda 2018 the biggest single fundraising event in the foundation’s history. The group included AFA CEO Philip Kewin, Alisdair Barr,

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