CPA Australia Advice


CPA Australia’s new financial planning venture exposes a tangled ethical web

The controversial announcement by accounting body CPA Australia that it is establishing an independent (section 923A-compliant) financial planning business is both commendable and curious. It’s commendable because the initiative publicly demonstrates CPA Australia’s strong support for adoption of the highest ethical standards by members offering financial planning services, as originally proposed by the Accounting Professional […]

Why CPA Australia wants to change the future of financial planning

Over the past decade we have witnessed too many Australian consumers suffer as a result of poor financial advice; and in more recent times we have seen too many media reports about the failings of large financial planning institutions. CPA Australia’s commentaries and actions on these key issues of public policy have always been underpinned […]