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Ishara Rupasinghe

Executive Director

CFP®, BEng(Hons), BCom, GradDipFP

Ishara Rupasinghe has been with the firm since 2007 and is a director of the Family Wealth Management team in Canberra. She has specialist knowledge in a range of strategic financial advice areas including pre and post-retirement planning, tax-effective wealth building and defined benefit super schemes.

She is also a regular media commentator, having featured as a personal finance expert on national TV, radio and print media.

Prior to her tenure at Dixon Advisory, Ishara worked for the Commonwealth Public Service in the Department of Finance and Deregulation and the Department of Defence.

Ishara has completed a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from Kaplan Professional Australia and has also attained her Certified Financial Planner® accreditation from the Financial Planning Association. She also holds both a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University.

What you need to know about the new financial year changes to super

Ishara Rupasinghe, Executive Director

Keeping on top of the latest super rules can sometimes feel like a full-time job. But whether you’re a member of a retail fund, industry fund, public...Read more

Financial planning for busy executives

Ishara Rupasinghe, Executive Director

A successful and demanding executive career often leaves little time to devote to your own finances. Constant time pressures can lead to important decisions...Read more

Should I stay in my defined benefit super fund?

Ishara Rupasinghe, Executive Director

Not many people would pass on a guaranteed lifetime pension. That’s what’s on offer with many defined benefit funds― often referred to as public...Read more

Why super is still super – strategies for tax-effective investing

Ishara Rupasinghe, Executive Director

It wasn’t long ago you could salary sacrifice much larger amounts into super each year. But now, with the annual concessional contribution limit set...Read more

Boost your super and manage CGT shares

Ishara Rupasinghe, Executive Director

For those who are recently retired, or close to it, and hold shares outside of super, they often wish for a way to get them into super without incurring a...Read more

What the Budget update on housing affordability means for you

Ishara Rupasinghe, Executive Director

Buying your first home, no matter how old you are at the time, is a big achievement. Among a raft of initiatives designed to tackle housing affordability in...Read more

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