AFS is a member of the Australian Finance Industry Association Limited (AFIA) - formerly known as the Australian Finance Conference Limited (AFC).

AFIA members

Established in 1958, AFIA is Australia's national finance industry association. The AFIA represents the interests and views of its members to government and provides a variety of other member services.

This membership assists AFS to stay informed and keep abreast of compliance or legislative developments. It also provides us with the opportunity to meet with officials from various government departments to lobby member interests and to network with our peers to discuss industry best practice.

AFS has been a member of AFIA since 1991.

The company’s Executive Chairman, Brad Dale, was been a member of the AFIA Board of Directors between 2007 and 2018. Mr. Dale was the AFIA Chairman in 2007/08. The company’s previous Operations Manager, Maureen McCallum, was Chairperson of the AFIA, Queensland Division during 2003/04. The AFS Managing Director, Brian Anderson, is the current Queensland Chairman, a position he has held since 2015.


Australian Finance Industry Association Board

The current AFIA Board consists of the following persons:

Managing Director - Pepper Money (Asset Finance)

Head of Compliance & Operational Risk - Latitude Financial Services

Managing Director - BOQ Specialist

Managing Director - 255 Finance

General Manager, Toyota Fleet Management - Toyota Finance Australia

Managing Director - Commonwealth Bank - Asset Finance

National Manager Automotive Finance - St. George Bank



AFIA Objectives

The objectives of the association are:

  • To advance the standing of the industry in the community by furthering greater understanding of the role, purpose and function of financiers;
  • To ascertain, consider and represent the views of Member companies in discussions with Governments and other authorities regarding matters affecting Members and their investors and customers, and to increase public awareness of matters affecting the finance industry;
  • To conduct research on financial, economic, legal, industrial and other matters affecting the membership as a whole;
  • To disseminate information to Members which will assist them in maintaining a strong competitive presence in the industry;
  • To foster high standards of borrowing and lending in the operations of Member companies; and
  • To maintain a nationwide education program to encourage a greater awareness of money management including the wise use of credit and the avoidance of financial over-commitment.

Australian Finance Industry Association Limited (formerly the Australian Finance Conference Limited)







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