Our goal is to give support to our members and to educate the community about existing funeral service options and to help our families understand the need for pre-planning to help get through a difficult time. Our membership works diligently to preserve the rich heritage of the funeral service profession in Australia and overseas.
If you are a funeral professional working in Australia or anywhere overseas, we sincerely invite you to become a member. Should you have questions, or need assistance in any way, please connect with us using the form on our Contact Us page.
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Who Owns Your Body When You Die
Who will decide what will happen to your body when you die? Many people think their funeral and burial instructions are legally binding - but they are not. This video looks at what happens when someone's instructions are ignored, what the law says and how it could be changed. Victorian Law Reform Commission
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Today, there’s a something more important than selling products and that is service to families. One where originality trumps one-size-fits-all solutions, where funerals are as likely to be a celebration of life as they are an observance of death.
To make a success of your business, you need to excel at everything and by joining an association like The Association of Independent Funeral Directors, we can help you understand the lay of the land, stand by you as you stake your claim in this new environment and turn a change into an opportunity.
Having another voice to speak on your behalf and ears to listen to you, we will help uncover new solutions to deliver services to your families.
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The Association of Independent Funeral Directors is about to launch its Inaugural Annual Funeral Industry Conference on February 4th 2017 at Bunurong Memorial Park, 790 Frankston–Dandenong Road, Dandenong South Vic. If you would... Read More
The Commission has commenced an inquiry into funeral and burial instructions in accordance with section 5(1)(b) of the Victorian Law Reform Commission Act 2000 (Vic), which empowers the Commission to initiate inquiries into... Read More
Yes! Your Child Should Attend the Funeral Child Grief Recovery A funeral is very important in child grief recovery. One of the most disenfranchised griefs is that of a child. Adults do not... Read More