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An important note from MGD

4 May 2018
By John Barton
For a long time, Governments of both persuasions have worked to improve the financial planning sector and the quality of financial advice available to Australians - from the Future of Financial Advice reforms that were introduced in 2013 to the Royal Commission that is currently playing out. We have and will always fully support any initiative that leads to better advice and enhanced outcomes for Australians.

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MGD appoints new Director of Social Investment and Philanthropy

7 December 2017
Boutique Brisbane-based financial services firm MGD has welcomed Mark Herbertt, PhD, to its firm as Director of Social Investment and Philanthropy.

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MGD Directors receive prestigious Paul Harris Fellow

24 October 2017
MGD Directors, Stephen Furness and Andrew Albury, have received the Paul Harris Fellow, one of The Rotary Foundation’s highest honours and most prestigious community awards. The Paul Harris Fellow is a tribute to an individual whose life demonstrates a shared purpose with the objectives of the Rotary Foundation and recognises exemplary work in community service or a substantial donation to the Foundation.

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MGD Director shortlisted for prestigious SMSF Award

25 August 2017
MGD Director Andrew Albury has been shortlisted as one of nine finalists in the SMSF Adviser of the Year category of the Queensland 2017 SMSF and Accounting Awards. The Awards recognise individuals and businesses that are making their mark in SMSF and accounting advice by championing professionalism, quality advice and innovation...

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New financial year brings renewed focus for MGD

11 July 2016
Brisbane-based boutique financial services firm, MGD Wealth, has welcomed yet another high profile specialist to their expanding team in the form of risk and succession expert Andrew Proudfoot. Andrew joins MGD from the banking sector, having worked with nab and Suncorp in senior specialist risk and wealth management roles.

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Prominent financial economists join MGD Wealth’s Investment Committee

21 June 2016
As part of our ongoing commitment to ensure our Investment Committee has access to the most highly qualified and experienced investment professionals, we are pleased to welcome two of Australia’s most prominent financial economists to our team, Dr Michael Drew and Dr Adam Walk.

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High profile specialists join leading Brisbane boutique financial services firm

7 March 2016
Boutique financial services firm, MGD Wealth, has enjoyed a bright start to 2016 with the addition of two very experienced wealth management specialists, Richard Marsden and Rachel Barlow, to its growing team.

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MGD launches Financial Services Alliance Agreement

6 November 2015
Different regulatory frameworks have historically applied to accountants and financial planners. A new regulatory framework set to be introduced on 1 July 2016 will see accountants and financial planners further aligned with the repeal of the accountant’s exemption.

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MGD welcomes rejection of ban on super borrowing

20 October 2015
MGD Wealth has today welcomed the decision by Federal Government to reject a recommendation to remove direct borrowing by superannuation funds.

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