Financial planning ADVICE

Tools, templates and resources to help you in your profession

Professional Standards of Financial Advisers (FASEA)

A professional standards regime for all financial advisers will commence from 1 January 2019. The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) are responsible for developing the new education and experience requirements, as well as setting the Code of Ethics

Recognised accountants can’t recommend the establishment or winding up of a self-managed superannuation fund unless they are appropriately licensed. Explore your licensing options.

Holding a limited AFS licence is one of your options when it comes to providing financial advice. Find out about the latest educational requirements and the tailored resources available to you.
Find out about your options and requirements on becoming a tax (financial) adviser and learn about renewing your tax (financial) adviser registration.

The CPA Australia Financial Planning Specialisation (FPS) builds on your expertise and specifically recognises members who specialise in financial planning advice.

Financial planning advice is a highly regulated industry, particularly when it comes to providing financial advice to the public.

Explore useful financial advice resources, including guidance notes, tax and superannuation guides, tips, calculators and apps.

Guidance to help you understand responsible lending obligations, becoming licensed, what a regulated credit activity is and what requires licensing.
APES 230 Financial Planning Services sets out mandatory requirements and guidance for members engaged in the provision of financial planning advice.