SMSF Association

Australia’s peak industry body and foremost authority on self-managed superannuation.

Keeping the peace aim of good estate planning

29.08.2016

MEDIA RELEASE: The goal of good estate planning is to avoid arguments after someone’s death, Scott Hay-Bartlem, a partner at the Cooper Grace Ward law firm and SMSF Association specialist told the 2016 SMSF Association technical conference.

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Labor’s proposed policy measures ‘cause for concern’

24.08.2016

MEDIA RELEASE: The SMSF Association is concerned about the Labor Party’s opposition to proposed changes to the superannuation system that will usher in much-needed flexibility and remove layers of complexity and red-tape from the system.

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SMSF specialists ‘committed’ to professionalism

17.08.2016

MEDIA RELEASE: There is a growing commitment by SMSF specialists to be a professional in this critically important superannuation sector, says SMSF Association Managing Director/CEO Andrea Slattery.

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Member Categories

The SMSF Association now offers four levels of membership designed to cater for individuals at different stages of their career in the complex area of SMSF advice. The levels of membership offer differentiated access to the range of member benefits offered by the Associaton.

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Member Benefits

SMSF professionals join the SMSF Association because they want access to the latest knowledge about their profession, are looking to grow their business, are seeking recognition as specialists in the SMSF field and want to have a voice in their industry at regulatory and government level.

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Start enjoying the benefits of SMSF Association Membership immediately, Sign up online now and join the growing number of SMSF professionals committing to best practice in the vibrant self-managed super fund sector.

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SMSF Specialist Advisor Accreditation

The SMSF Specialist Advisor program is for SMSF professionals seeking recognition for their SMSF specific skills and knowledge as well as knowledge of the SIS, Tax and Corporations Law.


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SMSF Specialist Auditor Accreditation

The SMSF Specialist Auditor accreditation is specifically for audit professionals seeking recognition for their specialist skills and knowledge required through statutory obligations, Auditing & Assurance Standards and AUASB Guidance Statements.


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SMSF Practitioner Accreditation

The SMSF Association has launched a SMSF Practitioner (SSPTM) accreditation program designed to independently validate foundation SMSF knowledge and practical skills.

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2016 SMSF Association National Conference

The 2016 SMSF National Conference is the biggest SMSF event on the map. Boasting 38 sessions, over 50 speakers, the world's largest SMSF exhibition and countless networking opportunites available. Early bird special pricing available until November 27.

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CPD Hub

The SMSF Association is committed to fostering and enhancing integrity and professionalism in the SMSF sector, and encouraging SMSF practitioners to achieve excellence in their education, knowledge and skills. Our CPD Hub is an easy to use tool designed to help SMSF professionals find the right activities to maximise their CPD opportunities.

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CPD Compass

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is an important and necessary part of your self-managed super fund career. How do you ensure you are choosing the right CPD activities for your professional growth? The SMSF Associations' CPD Compass is here to point you in the right direction.

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It's about time we introduced ourselves

The SMSF Association was established over 12 years ago. We exists to continually improve the quality of advisors, the knowledge of trustees and the credibility and health of a vibrant SMSF sector. Learn more about us.

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Find a Specialist

SMSF Association Specialists are professionals who've gone through a rigorous and independent SMSF accreditation program. This accreditation not only tests SMSF legislation and regulatory knowledge, but also assesses business and ethical practices to ensure 'best practice' standards. You can find an SMSF Association Specialist near you with our handy online search.

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Download the FREE Trustee White Paper

The SMSF Association has created a free White Paper for SMSF Trustees detailing 'Cash and Aussie shares - are they right for your SMSF' and other myths busted. It is available now as a free download.

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