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 AFA has launched an unprecedented campaign to support jobs in the Australian furniture industry, in a bid by the industry to stave off up to 10,000 jobs at risk due to COVID 19. A recent, ongoing survey revealed the devastating impact of COVID 19 on the sector.
The AFA was involved in significant research in 2021 which has resulted in the identification of a number of Chemicals used in the manufacture of products which will be phased out in the next few years.
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