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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...

AFA ANNOUNCES CHAIR OF NEW NATIONAL REGULATORY COMMITTEE

The Australasian Furnishing Association (AFA) has announced the appointment of Parveen Akther, as Chair of the newly established AFA Regulatory Committee (AFARC). The AFA Regulatory Committee brings together likeminded member representatives, with specialist technical...

The Frustration Is Killing Us

Every now and then we receive quite lengthy well-thought out comments and feedback from our AFA Members which simply highlights the missed opportunities and ways in which our Members could better access our services. Here is an excerpt from a recent email for your...

Hunt Furniture

Max Hunt, owner of Hunt Furniture, trained as an industrial designer at the University of South Australia, and was drawn to specialising in furniture design because of its human scale. Furniture design is an interesting space – we all have furniture in our homes, but...

Felix Furniture

Over the past four years, Antonia & Ian from Felix Furniture has been quietly establishing their own distinctive furniture style and reputation. These two are partners in business (and in life) and have been working together restoring, repurposing and now designing...

SUCCESSFUL CUSTOM MAKER NIGHT

On Tuesday 20th March a group of custom makers gathered together at Christian Cole's factory in Coburg, Victoria.  Jointly hosted by House of Home and the AFA, it was a really great night -  this ‘REALITY’ event was an opportunity for people to come together, catch...

PROFESSIONAL DESIGN PROGRAM 2018

The AFA is pleased to support the Australian Designers who will at the upcoming program in Malaysia. Visitors to EFE will be able to view the latest in this international design collaboration between AFA Members and their international counterparts. All visitors to...

AUSTRALIAN GIFT & HOMEWARES ASSOCIATION GIFT FAIR

The Australian Gift & Homewares Association (AGHA) delivered its twentieth consecutive trade exhibition at Sydney Olympic Park, with all reports indicating that it was one of the most successful Sydney Gift Fairs the industry has seen in several years. Held 24-27...

Global Style Connections

The Australian Furniture Association Ltd has changed its name to The Australasian Furnishing Association. The change reflects the Association’s commitment to belonging to a globally-focused imperative to the quality, high standards and safety of Australian furnishing...