AFS is a member of the Australian Finance Industry Association Limited (AFIA) - formerly known as the Australian Finance Conference Limited (AFC).
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:
Komatsu Australia Corporate Finance
Custom Fleet, Australia and New Zealand
Westpac Banking Corporation
AFIA is a leading advocate for the Australian financial services industry which supports itys members to finance Australia’s future.
AFIA Members believe that our industry can best support Australia’s economy by promoting choice in and access to consumer and business finance, driving competition and innovation in financial services, and supporting greater financial, and therefore social, participation across our community.
AFIA represents over 100 providers of consumer, commercial and wholesale finance across Australia. These banks, finance companies, and fleet and car rental providers, and fintechs provide traditional and more specialised finance to help businesses mobilise working capital, cashflow and investment.They are also at the forefront of financial innovation in consumer finance.
AFIA’s role, as an industry association, is to provide leadership and represent members’ views. They do this through engagement with governments, financial regulators, and other key stakeholders on issues important to its members and their customers. This includes advocating for balanced legislation, policy and regulation. AFIA facilitate self-regulation through industry codes of practice and gather industry data to help support more evidenced-based decision-making. The association also supports its members through ongoing communication, events and learning opportunities that ensure they are aware of and understand current and emerging developments relevant to the industry.
Australian Finance Industry Association Limited (formerly the Australian Finance Conference Limited)
Financing Australia's Future