WHO IS THE AFDA?

The Australian Funeral Directors Association (AFDA) is a public company, limited by guarantee that was formed in 1935 in recognition of the need to enhance and promote professional funeral standards within the funeral industry.

AFDA is widely recognised by Governments, the media and industry suppliers as the authoritative voice on all funeral matters. AFDA represents the interests of members in every State and Territory by an elected Board of 14 directors with a National Office and six Divisional Offices.

purpose

The objective of the Australian Funeral Directors Association (AFDA) is to enhance and promote professional funeral standards, to provide strong representation as a lobbyist within all tiers of government, to promote AFDA both within the Association and throughout the wider community and to improve and further develop services to Members.

mission

Promoting professional funeral standards.

goals

Lobby Members rights and interests; influence key decision makers and promote the Association.

Provide value-adding services to Members, retain existing Members and attract new Members.

Ensure a diverse, sustainable and valued association and achieve good governance and operational excellence.

Advance the knowledge, quality and performance of funeral industry professionals.

AFDA EXECUTIVES

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Adrian Barrett

President

William Barrett & Sons

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Kelly Scott

Senior Vice-President

T J Scott & Son

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Travis Tann

Junior Vice-President

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James Macleod

Treasurer

Tobin Brothers Funerals

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Dale gilson

Chief Executive Officer

AFDA

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The funeral industry is by no means an easy career option; however it can be one of the most fulfilling and rewarding of the service careers. Funeral service education and training is available throughout Australia.

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National office

PO Box 291, Kew East VIC 3102
PH:  03 9859 9966
FAX: 03 9819 7390
EMAIL: info@afda.org.au