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Financial planning

Former chair of the House of Representatives’ Standing Economics Committee, Tim Wilson, is planning a return to politics after losing his seat in the 2022 federal electio...

People & Products

The industry has paid tributes to Queen Elizabeth II who died after 70 years as monarch....

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People & Products

There is a new shadow minister for financial services in the Opposition while Jane Hume will take on a new role of shadow finance minister....

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Outsider

Unlike most of Twitter, Outsider enjoyed Channel Nine’s great debate between Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese....

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Editorial

As the industry changes come to an end, have they had the desired effect of making the financial advice industry a ‘profession’?...

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Financial planning

Senator Jane Hume has confirmed that financial advice is now being viewed as a profession rather than a sales role and that the worst is over following a period of signif...

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Financial planning

Responding to a question about adviser mental health, Senator Jane Hume, said her vision for the advice industry was that it would ‘thrive and flourish’ in the future....

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Financial planning

The Government will target a principle-based regulation framework and remove prescriptive checklists like the safe harbour provision for the best interest duty if it is r...

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Superannuation

While 89,000 members have exited an underperforming superannuation fund, more than a million members have opted to remain, according to figures from the Australian Pruden...

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Features

The examples of failed managed investment schemes have reopened the question around the Government’s proposed model for a Compensation Scheme of Last Resort, writes Oksan...

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Superannuation

The Government and opposition are not ruling out free financial advice from superannuation funds but not before the industry is an independent profession free from confli...

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Superannuation

Shadow assistant treasurer, Stephen Jones, says he agrees with superannuation performance testing but that he will review the Your Future, Your Super benchmarking metrics...

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Financial planning

The Government should be regulating finfluencers and they are not the same as getting advice from a taxi driver or guy “at the pub”, according to the Stockbrokers and Fin...

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Editorial

All eyes will be looking at the compensation scheme of last resort legislation in its final form as it could pass before the end of the year along with what direction the...

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Financial planning

The first review of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority has made 13 recommendations for its improvements but acknowledged these may result in increased costs fo...

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Squeaky'21

My view is that after 2026 there will be quite a bit less than 10,000 'advisers' (investment advisers) and less than 100...

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Jason Warlond

Dugald makes a great point that not everyone's definition of green is the same and gives a good example. Funds have bee...

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Jasmin Jakupovic

How did they get the AFSL in the first place? Given the green light by ASIC. This is terrible example of ASIC's incompet...

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AustralianSuper and Australian Retirement Trust have posted the financial results for the 2022–23 financial year for their combined 5.3 million members....

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The verdict in the class action case against AMP Financial Planning has been delivered in the Federal Court by Justice Moshinsky....

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