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The AFDA Code of Ethics

The Code of Ethics of Australian Funeral Directors Association members:

  • To maintain in all matters the highest standards of business, professional and personal conduct.
  • To respect in all circumstances the confidentiality and trust placed in us by members of the public.
  • To ensure that staff are qualified and competent.
  • To ensure that facilities are adequate for all services rendered to the community.
  • To provide information concerning the range of services available, the prices of those services, and the functions and responsibilities accepted on behalf of our clients.
  • To give a written estimate of all funeral charges and disbursements to be made on a clients behalf at the time of taking instructions or as soon as practicable.
  • To respect the personal choice of clients and have regard to diversity of beliefs and religious and cultural practices.
  • To ensure that all advertising is in good taste and directed to informing the public.
  • To be thoroughly conversant with the law as it applies to funeral service and allied industries.
  • To provide access to a clients advisory service with conciliation and arbitration arrangements to help resolve.