Australian Furniture Association (AFA)

AB Phillips is pleased to be the preferred General Insurance and Workers Compensation supplier to members of the Australian Furniture Association (AFA).

The Australian Furniture Association (AFA) is the peak Australian industry association for the furnishing sector supply chain. Collectively the industry employs more than 240,000 Australians.

The AFA is committed to helping Australian businesses with a focus on building competitive and sustainable business models and to promote the profitable growth, competitiveness, innovation, and the export readiness of its members.

The AFA is the recognised voice of the Furnishing Industry by government, media and the general public.
AFA Membership includes manufacturers, importers and exporters of residential and commercial furniture, suppliers to the industry, retailers, allied associations, key stakeholders (such as testing and training organisations), designers and individuals. AFA Members benefit from being part of a collective and respected voice.

AB Phillips works closely with the AFA to deliver an extensive Risk Management Program including Insurance, Workers Compensation and Human Resource solutions, to manage AFA Members’ complete needs.  


We have a tailored suite of products for the Furnishing industry, including packages that comply with  theCS-088 Furniture and BD-089 Cabinetry standards. These include:

  • Property / Industrial Special Risk Insurance
  • Business Interruption Insurance
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Errors and Omissions Extension - Specifically tailored extension for AFA Members only based on Australian Standards
  • Management Liability Insurance (Directors and Officers)  
  • Comprehensive Transit Cover for transportation with loading and unloading
  • Subcontractor Management Program. (A product by AB Phillips created to manage the general insurance and risk management for clients with high numbers of subcontractors. 

Workers Compensation Services

Our Workers Compensation experts can work with AFA Members to implement a tailored risk program that delivers real cost savings and results and a safer work environment for you and your employees. AB Phillips Workers Compensation Risk Services offers a comprehensive risk program including:

  • Review Services
  • Injury Management
  • Injury Prevention
  • Policy Placement and Structure (WA, ACT, NT & Tas)

We also provide an advisory service called AdviceLine whereby AFA Members can phone or email us to receive professional advice on anything relating to Workers Compensation or OH&S. 

For more information about AdviceLine or for a free, no obligation discussion with one of our professional Workers Compensation specialists, call 1300 242 136 or email us at

If you are a Member of the Australian Furniture Association, find out what AB Phillips can do for your business. 

Call AB Phillips for an obligation free discussion on 1300 242 136. For more information on the Australian Furniture Association please visit