The Australian Furniture Association is the peak Australian industry association for the furniture sector supply chain. The AFA supports third-party certification and product stewardship, ensuring that all furniture and furnishing products have an appropriate chain-of-custody or material passport claim through its supply chain.
The ACCC is strengthening product safety online, with a focus on expanding participation in the Australian Product Safety Pledge, online surveillance and contributing to greater consistency of international practice.
In keeping with Australia’s carbon commitments for 2030,,the need to reduce Australian landfill and societal changes since COVID, Australian Commercial Furniture requires a transformational change to a circular economy . The AFA Furniture 360 Project has now developed design principles to enable such a transformation.
It is important that suppliers of infant sleep products are legally bound by the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and are fully aware of their legal obligations in terms of supplying safe products…
Employers may be required to train staff to speak up about workplace sexual harassment with a view to preventing it, or at least intervene earlier, and deal with power imbalances without excluding women, under legislation committed to by the new Labor government.