Join the AIFP
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.
The AIFP’s goal is to assist with development of members and to educate the public about this varied and interesting industry. Those working directly in these fields say it is the most rewarding career of their lives. Your support is essential to our success.
The AIFP has the following goals:
- Providing member benefits such as the membership directory, advertising on our website, newsletters & where available, insurance discounts
- Providing quality online workshops nationally
- Hosting a Conference or Expo in alternating years and Ed Sessions – to be held nationally depending on membership geographic data
- Promoting the value of funeral services to consumers
- Connecting with and welcoming related organisations and allied professionals (i.e. hospitals, cemeteries, grief educators, etc.)
AIFP Membership Fee
From April 1st, 2019 all memberships for the AIFP will be individual memberships at $150 p/a
If you are joining before the start of the new financial year, then you will be invoiced on a pro-rata basis.
From April 2020 the three categories for membership are:
Operational MembersOperational Members currently offer or provide services in the industry that involve the provision of funeral arrangements or any member that has any interaction with deceased persons. These members or their employers are all required to be insured against all professional indemnity or public liability issues.
Examples of people or roles that fall in this category include, but are not limited to: funeral directors, arrangers, funeral director assistants, deceased transport professionals, hearse drivers, embalmers, cemetery staff, palliative care workers and death or end-of-life doulas.
Download our MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION OPERATIONAL MEMBERS 202004
Allied Professional Members
Allied Professional Members currently offer or provide services in the industry that involve the provision of associated funeral services and whose roles have NO interaction with deceased persons. These members are all required to be insured against all relevant professional indemnity or public liability issues for their business and services.
Examples of people or roles that fall in this category include, but are not limited to: celebrants, venue owner, accountants, insurance brokers, florists, aged care placement.
Associate Members are interested in joining, or are currently studying or training for employment in, the funeral, death care or associated allied industries. Associate members are NOT YET offering or providing services in the industry that (a) involve the provision of funeral services that have any interaction with deceased persons or (b) provide services or products related to the funeral and death care industry. These members are NOT required to be insured against professional indemnity or public liability issues until they are employed in or offering services to the death care and funeral industry.
Once the transition in made to offering or providing services, Associate Members are required to:
- advise the Association in writing of their change in status
- be appropriately insured to maintain their membership with the Association
- furnish information regarding the provider of their insurance.
Download our MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION ASSOCIATE MEMBERS 202004
Download our AIFP Constitution March 2019