Friday, January 14th, 2011
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is showing its support for victims of the Queensland floods with the offer of free financial advice to affected residents.

The FPA has established the Financial Planning Pro-Bono Referral Service to connect people affected by the floods with a local financial planner.

Flood victims wishing to seek advice regarding their current financial situation can call 1300 626 393 or visit to arrange to speak with a financial planner free of charge and begin to rebuild their lives and financial strength.

“We’re encouraging people affected by the floods and who want financial advice, to call the referral service to ensure they get quality advice at a time when it is needed the most,” FPA CEO Mark Rantall said.

“It is important to the FPA and our members to be able to support flood victims and the best way for us to do this is by providing free, professional advice to help people get back on their feet at a time when many are struggling to cope with the loss of homes, personal possessions and probably their financial records.

“Our members have been quick to volunteer their services and we are pleased to be able to help Queenslanders in need.”

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About the FPA

The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) is the peak professional body for financial planning in Australia. It has a network of 31 Chapters across the country, which provides business and professional development activities for more than 12,000 members. FPA practitioner members manage the financial affairs of more than 5 million Australians whose investments are valued at $630 billion.

CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ are certification marks owned outside the US by the Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd (FPSB). Financial Planning Association of Australia Limited is the marks licensing authority for the CFP marks in Australia, through agreement with FPSB.
Aideen McDonald
P: 02 9018 8618
M: 0416 946 932


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