Journal of the Financial Planning Association of Australia

The Financial Planning Research Journal contributes original, peer-reviewed research to aid understanding of the practice and policy of financial planning in Australia. Published by Griffith University on behalf of the Financial Planning Association of Australia, our articles span topics including economics, finance, accounting, taxation, behavioural finance, financial literacy, financial education, law and more.


The Financial Planning Research Journal provides an academic platform to discuss issues around personal financial planning and wealth management, changes in the financial planning industry and the notion of professionalism in personal finance within Australia.

Published twice a year, FPRJ is produced by Griffith University on behalf of the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

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Editorial board

  • Professor Mark Brimble, Griffith University, Co-Editor, Section Editor: Financial Education
  • Dr Rakesh Gupta, Griffith University, Co-Editor
  • Professor Robert Bianchi, Section Editor: Investment
  • Professor Brett Freudenberg, Section Editor: Taxation
  • Associate Professor Sharon Taylor, Western Sydney University, Section Editor: Financial Planning
  • Associate Professor Martin Hovey, University of New England
  • Dr Adrian Raftery, Deakin University
  • Professor Adam Steen, Deakin University
  • Ms Anne Palmer, Head of University and Student Engagement, FPA Australia

VOLUME 6, ISSUE 1, 2020


VOLUME 5, ISSUE 1, 2019


VOLUME 4, ISSUE 2, 2018


VOLUME 4, ISSUE 1, 2018



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