EDUCATION UPDATES

NO. YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER. 

But we’d love to have you. More and more, the AFA receives calls on a whole range of topics, but mostly from stakeholders seeking help or advice, usually related to a business crisis. Increasingly the caller has assumed they are an AFA Member, when they are not. What...

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Understanding Digital Marketing Gobbledygook

Understanding Digital Marketing Gobbledygook

Blogs. Posts. Likes. SEO. PPC. Analytics. IoT. Is it all gobbledygook to you? Let’s make it short, sharp and simple. An interactive introduction to online digital marketing that won’t make your brain explode. And better still, won’t make you feel like a ‘dummy’. Learn...

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Focus on furnishing industry standards now at critical point

Standards are applied to protect buyers, consumers and users. They are used to demonstrate a commitment to the community’s expectation of a safe and sustainable Australia and are recognised as a value-add to Australia’s economic efficiency, trade and international...

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Furniture Retailing in Australia

Well furnished: Increased residential building construction activity has promoted demand - a summary of recent IBIS World Reports. The AFA has summarised a range of Ibis World Reports on behalf of its Members. This report is in relation to Furniture Retailing in...

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Biosecurity and Illegal Logging Free Service

Biosecurity and Illegal Logging Free Service

Did you know, the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has a free service available to confidentially report information about suspected breaches of Australian biosecurity laws? Redline allows callers to report matters that may not be detected, reported or...

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An Issue of National Importance

by Simona Jobbagy, AFCoPN Chair, Director of Business, Design, Media and ICT Programs, Swinburne University “Preparing young people for the new future of work is an issue of national importance” according to the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA, 2015). The fast...

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PRIORITY OCCUPATION LIST

The West Australian Food, Fibre & Timber Industries Training Council needs information from industry about the supply of skilled employees in the following sectors: Textiles Furniture, Wood & related products Forestry & Timber There are specific...

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Leading A Culture of Innovation

by Simona Jobbagy, AFCoPN Chair, Director of Business, Design, Media and ICT Programs, Swinburne University January is always a good time for reflection on the year past, as well as some blue sky thinking to help us deal with the challenges that await us. As our...

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