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For over 14 years ifa magazine has been the trusted source of information for Australia's financial planning sector.

From business growth strategies and best practice to market intelligence, insights, opinion and all the latest industry news, ifa magazine is the must-read title for Australian financial planners and advisers.


See inside the November issue

COVER STORY: ifa excellence awards

ifa presents the winners of the fourth annual ifa Excellence Awards, recognising the best practice in the independent advice sector


Month in review

Major news impacting advisers over the past month

News Analysis

Outgoing ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft will not be missed by Australia’s financial advisers. And with good reason

Product Spotlight

Eric Blewitt from CommSec Adviser Services walks us through the business’ efficiency-focused Portfolio Service and its uses for custodial and non-custodial assets


What does it take to be an award winning financial advice practice in this day and age?


Today’s Australian advice market bears a striking resemblance to that of the UK in 1986, and if the British experience is anything to go by, independent advice has a bright future in Australia, writes Gillian Cardy

Product update

The latest developments and product offerings that affect your business

Word on the street

ifa readers take to the comments section of ifa.com.au to share their thoughts on the day’s news


Meet the Innovators

Three advisers discuss the impact and importance of innovation within the financial advice industry, as well as the trends likely to shape the practices of the future

An inspirational story of independence

Timorese revolutionary and Nobel-laureate Dr Jose Ramos-Horta discusses the road to Timorese independence, and offers a message for the Australian advice sector

Heading Home

Australian investors are prone to a home bias in the way they invest, but some experts argue this might not necessarily be a bad thing



A comprehensive review of the 200 largest Australian managed funds, best performing stocks and every ASX-listed exchange-traded fund


In the frame

Pictures from the industry’s latest events and social gatherings

Eye on the industry

Each month we share some of the quirky, interesting and feel-good stories behind financial services

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