Agree with your last paragraph.
Bit late for FPA to be introducing a professional regulatory body when it should have done years ago - best if it is out of the picture in regulating professional standards.
We can see that the laziness of the planning industry to have ethical standards and the impact on the reputation of the good advisors who are in the industry.
The Minister is correct in saying that the planning industry has a role to play in the wellbeing of Australians and that its house has to get in order. Complaining about red tape and added costs is not helping to move ahead and can be said to be self-inflicted. It’s a case of shape up or ship out for the betterment of the planning industry.
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