Throughout the calendar year the NFDA supports a number of key events.

2018 NFDA National Conference

Start date: July 19, 2018

End date: July 22, 2018

Location: Melbourne, Victoria

The 2018

NFDA National Conference

will be held from

July 19th-22nd

at the

Pullman Albert Park, Melbourne.

Registration for the conference is now open to all members.

Alongside the usual meetings & papers on Thursday July 19 and Friday July 20th, this year sees the introduction of a Professional Development Training day and Industry Showcase on Saturday July 21st.

For more information, please email

Professional Development Day & Industry Showcase

For the entire Death Care Industry

Melbourne July 21, 2018 – 8.30 am to 4.45 pm

($110 a head – catering cost only)

To reserve your ticket to the PD Day & Industry Showcase click here (included in conference cost if attending whole conference)

There will be a day of lectures and panel discussions relating to items of importance to the ‘death care industry’.

Speakers will look at items of: Greater Communication and more Professional Standards in the industry: Increased Educational and Professional Development opportunities; Demographics and Future Patterns of death and funerals; Technological Developments and new tools; Re-Engaging the Community in the Process of Saying Goodbye; and calls for new regulations for the industry.

For full details of speakers and content, click here.

Confirmed exhibitors (so far) for the Industry Showcase include: Bendigo Bank, Australian Friendly, Foresters, ACC/Higgins, Minters, Hickey, Prime Graphics, Hillier, Hadley, Final Touch, Form Sharer, HSC Industry, OTV Software, MGR, Stadium Industries, Release My Super, ACCA, CCAV, BDM Vic, AFCC, FDA, and others.



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