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You are invited to invest in the future of end-of-life, death and funeral care services  - including all those who provide products and services to those directly in the areas mentioned.

General Information

By providing personal information to the AIFP in this form you consent to the Association:

  1. Disclosing to third parties your (current or former) status as a member or candidate of the Association;
  2. Disclosing to regulators, law enforcement bodies, professional associations and government or statutory bodies the details of any final adverse determinations (including sanctions) in relation to your professional and/or ethical conduct that are made by the Association’s Professional Conduct Tribunal or Appeal Tribunal (or as they may be reconstituted or renamed from time to time); and
  3. Collecting, using and disclosing your personal information in connection with your application, the management and administration of candidates and/or programs, the provision of products and services and/or to communicate with you.

If you do not provide your personal information, we may be unable to process your application.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law.

By applying for membership, unless you opt-out, you consent to us using your contact information for promotional and marketing purposes. You can opt-out by writing to us at 

We may also have collected information about you from a third party, for instance from other professional bodies with which we have reciprocal arrangements. Your information will also be used and disclosed as set out in the Association’s Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy sets out how the Association handles your personal information including how you can seek to access and correct your information or raise a privacy concern with us and how it will be dealt with.

Members of the Association are not liable for the debts and liabilities of the Association. We do not provide legal advice to any member. Members should seek their own legal counsel if needed.


Please provide two references from different individuals or companies within the funeral industry. We will contact your referees so please ensure they are aware of your application to join AIFP.  If you are new to the industry then supply referees that have known you in a professional capacity prior to entering or becoming involved in the funeral or death care domains.

Through the inclusion of their details you and your referees are agreeing to the following Declaration:

I hereby support the above-mentioned applicant for membership of the Association of Independent Funeral Professionals Ltd. I attest to the applicant’s professional competence and that he/she/their business is of good reputation, and therefore recommend admission to the Association. I confirm that I am not related to the applicant and that all the information supplied in the application is true. 

The Application Process

  1. Identify the appropriate Membership Level that is appropriate for you (See details here) and apply online by selecting the relevant  Membership Level at the bottom of this page.
  2. Your application will be acknowledged via email.
  3. We will advise you if your application is incomplete and cannot be processed. The President or another board member may request additional information from you to further assess your admission to the Association.
  4. The President or another board member reserves the right to contact your referees with respect to your admission to the Association.
  5. When your application has been processed and approved you will be invoiced for your membership dues on a pro-rata basis.
  6. Upon payment you will be emailed your login information. Once you have logged in and created a new password please visit our New Member Welcome page to make the most of your membership. 
  7. A Certificate of Membership will be posted to you.

Membership Fees

Membership dues are in Australian dollars. Currently no joining fee applies (The AIFP reserves the right to implement a joining fee should it be required in the future).

Dues must be paid according to the Constitution to access Full Voting Rights.

See below for current fees

Pro rata payment fees apply

Upon approval of your application for membership you will be invoiced, and payment details are included on the invoice.

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