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The AIFP periodically publishes general updates, news on upcoming events and an online newsletter for its members, as well as those interested in joining the funeral industry or those who work in allied professional roles. We aim to make AIFP News relevant and timely including information on the latest news and happenings in the death care and funeral care industry.

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17 APR 2020

AIFP Newsletter April/May 2020

 posted in: Covid-19 CoronavirusEducationMembershipNewsletter |

  PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Hi everyone, Well who could have predicted the state of the world as we currently see things with COVID-19 providing us with no end of challenges! Uncharted waters…unprecedented times… call it what you will, we are all navigating a new way of living, working and being for the foreseeable future. If nothing else, hopefully we will all … Read More

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16 APR 2020

The Inaugural AIFP Covid-19 Conversation Arrives!

 posted in: AIFP EventsCovid-19 CoronavirusEducation |

Until further notice… In these challenging and unprecedented times (we’re hearing that a lot these days, aren’t we?) the AIFP are offering monthly briefings and conversations on how Covid-19 is affecting our industry, our businesses and our livelihoods. The first Covid-19 Briefing will be held online at 7pm, Wednesday April 22, 2020.   Wendy Waack from TAG Financial will be … Read More

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3 APR 2020

Education Session | Funerals, Funerals, Funerals

 posted in: AIFP EventsEducation |

Education Session | 8 April 2020 – 7.30-8.30pm At this Education Session, you’ll be hearing from: Meagan Tyrrell from Carlyle Family Funerals (Melbourne, Vic) and Leonie Watson from Barefoot Funerals (Bellingen, NSW) As funeral directors offering different services Meagan and then Leonie will be sharing their experiences and stories. So if you want to take a look behind a couple … Read More

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24 MAR 2020

UPDATE | 5.30pm AEDT: Covid-19 Funerals and ‘Mass Gatherings’

 posted in: Covid-19 CoronavirusEducationFuneral Industry |

We want you to know the AIFP are doing our best to stay across funeral related issues. The National Cabinet is meeting again today. It is unlikely they will be discussing information and advice related to funerals. If you have any questions please call the Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398 Any specific state based updates from Members or independent … Read More

FEB 2020

February 12 2020 AIFP Interactive Webinar

 posted in: EducationFuneral Industry |

Our last webinar was a great success… this Wednesday 12 February 2020 at 7pm via Zoom – our online platform… We are getting the registration channel up and running so make sure you watch out for it! This time out of the gate will be Isaac Leung from Scientia Coffins and Caskets, talking about all things you’ve wanted to know … Read More

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16 JAN 2020

Register Now for Our 2020 Kick Off Event

 posted in: AIFP EventsFuneral IndustryMembership |

Join together to chat about plans for the year ahead, what’s hot and what’s not, find out who’s who and what their doing, talk about all things death and dying or don’t talk about that at all… find out about the AIFP ‘All Things Death and Dying’ Expo scheduled for Sunday 18 October 2020! Members, please register your complimentary attendance … Read More

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16 NOV 2019

AIFP Newsletter November 2019 No. 5

 posted in: AIFP EventsConferenceEducationMembershipNewsletter |

President’s Message And just like that… it’s six weeks until the close of 2019. The 2019 Association of Independent Funeral Professionals Conference “People, Purpose and Passion” was a roaring success! Our “day conference” was packed to capacity and our thought-provoking speakers kept everyone entertained throughout the day. Rydges Hotel ensured that we were nourished with great food and the trade … Read More

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22 JUL 2019

Conference Update! Our Charity Partner – Emerson School

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This year the Association has selected a charity partner that allows for a direct and tangible result with respect to the funds donated. Emerson School is a specialist school located in Dandenong, Victoria, catering to students with mild intellectual processing difficulties. From an initial enrolment of less than 100 students in 1973, Emerson has grown to be one of the … Read More

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27 May 2020

News Update June 2019

President’s Message

Can you believe how fast the middle of the year has arrived? The Association’s new board members have hit the ground running. They are a true demonstration of what it takes to make an organisation like our run well! We’re getting our Newsletters out – you’re welcome to get profiled, advertise or contribute an article! Email Jacqui Chaplin, Comms Director for more information on how to be an active part of the AIFP read more..

27 May 2020

News Update April 2019

President’s Message We are quarter of the way through 2019 already! Time certainly does fly in this industry when you are busy helping families through some of the toughest moments of their lives. As the Founder and President of the Association of Independent Funeral Professionals, I’m very proud to confirm that we are in our third year of operation. read more...


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