Unqualified Advisers Listed On The FAR?

There has been some consternation in the advice community around the newly authorised advisers listed on ASIC's Financial Adviser Register (FAR) this year, given that new advisers must meet the new regulatory standards required from January 1 and the fact that the FASEA exam has only recently been set. Though there are some legitimate reasons for these new listings, there seems to be more questions around this process than answers.