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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New CommInsure underwriting offer to improve adviser productivity

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CommInsure has enhanced its underwriting offer with a new tele-interview service and upgrades to its underwriting rules to improve adviser productivity. The improvements are part of a wider program designed to deliver a more seamless and efficient experience for advisers applying for a client’s life insurance cover. Advisers will now have the option to request […]

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AFA Foundation reaches new heights

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The Association of Financial Advisers Foundation (the AFA Foundation) has raised over $220,000 in the past year, with donations totalling over $1 million since its launch in 2007. AFA CEO Brad Fox said the AFA Foundation is a core pillar of the AFA’s commitment to supporting the wider community and allows advisers to come together […]

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