ifa has created an awards program that bestows the industry’s most prestigious accolades recognising excellence across the entire industry for Australian independent financial advice. The awards pinpoint professional development and innovation, showcasing both the individuals and firms who are leading the way in the industry. Award recipients represent a cross-section of the industry, recognising the contributions of the profession’s most senior ranks through to its rising stars.



Set yourself apart and strengthen your position in the industry by elevating your personal brand with these awards. Be recognised as one of Australia’s top independent financial advisers and gain the credibility to unlock new career opportunities.


Reap the rewards of PR opportunities and promotion across Australia’s top, high-profile independent financial adviser publication, ifa, that will help you thrive beyond the awards. Winners will be given the opportunity for press coverage, interviews, professional photos and exclusive collateral, making it easy for you to promote yourself or your business as one of Australia’s best in the industry.


Use the submission criteria as a tool to thoroughly analyse your business or your career. Utilise this experience to set new goals and personal bests as well as set a benchmark to improve the bottom line.




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Connecting the industry

www.ifa.com.au is an exciting digital resource that delivers daily online news, analysis, reports and business strategy plus a host of feature articles geared to helping Australia’s financial planners and advisers drive business growth.
The hub has been specifically designed with advisers front and centre and focuses specifically on the issues and industry developments that are of greatest significance to the evolving financial planning industry.

Importantly, it connects advisers with other advisers – offering the tools, resources and capabilities to share best practice, experiences and insights while giving them a voice to champion the growth of the industry.

The new website, e-bulletin, iPad App and related products deliver cutting edge interaction to advisers, including forum discussions, live stream, blogs and straw polls, social networking as well as the latest news and business intelligence from across the industry.

Momentum Media, the creator of www.ifa.com.au, has a proven track record developing industry engagement tools for financial markets and is recognised as the leading Australian publisher for the delivery of integrated media platforms.



Momentum Media is driven to create Australia’s most influential media and professional development business across the markets we operate in.

Our events business is recognised as one of the best in Australia, with a number of our awards programs securing national accolades.

Our programs include the Australian Law Awards, the Australian Broking Awards, the Australian Accounting Awards, the Australian Defence Industry Awards, the Women in Finance Awards and the REB Awards. For more details, visit our website here.

With a reach spanning over a million professionals, high-net-worth individuals and SME business owners, Momentum Media is connected to the rapidly changing preferences and attitudes of our communities – and we’re making a positive contribution for them to thrive.

Momentum Media’s suite of brands helps shape the direction of corporate Australia through delivering market intelligence, news, insights, leadership and knowledge across key market segments – ensuring organisations and individuals are better informed.

Whether it’s defence, national security and space through to mortgages, financial advice, legal or accounting, our aim is to be peerless and to excel in all facets of our business.
This vision empowers Momentum to set the standard that other media businesses admire and seek to emulate.

And there’s a good reason why Momentum remains one of the fastest growing media businesses in Australia: we do media our way.

We’re a trailblazing business that relishes challenge, change and opportunity. We’re not shackled to any form of communication and are driven by delivering essential content and intelligence to our audiences via the channels that they choose.

This ranges from digital and mobile news and market intelligence, conferences and events, benchmarking, research and analysis through to live stream, print, podcast, social and awards.

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