The Australasian Cemeteries & Crematoria Association (ACCA) is a non-profit professional organisation that exists to provide leadership, professional services and development, communication and networking platforms to the cemetery and crematorium industry.
The Association offers members and supporters of the burial & cremation industry professional industry services to enhance the operations, development, network and information sharing within the industry
ACCA empowers our members by exploring and developing new areas of expertise within the Cemetery and Crematoria industry.
We support our members through regular communication via a range of publications and member updates.
As an industry body, ACCA promotes and facilitates the professional development of our members including the establishment of comprehensive Codes of Practice, Guidelines, Training Materials and Research Projects. ACCA also actively promotes the Cemetery and Crematoria industry to governments, related industries, other countries and the Australian public. ACCA delivers industry conferences and networking opportunities for the Cemetery and Crematoria industry and continues to develop ways to facilitate knowledge sharing across the industry.
We are always working on new innovation for the members and the benefits continue to grow with it.
ACCA acts as a voice for our members as the core of the Cemetery & Crematoria Industry. We represent our members on a national level through liaison with Government bodies, industry suppliers, media and the community.
ACCA is there for the members and provides opportunity to enhance the industry through participation in learning & development, networking and information sharing. We hold a library of information to assist our members on the day to day management of a Cemetery or Crematorium. We also provide a dispute management service to the community and help our members meet the expectations of the public through an accountability process.
ACCA continues to look at ways in which we can increase benefits to our members and support the industry. We are currently exploring a number of opportunities and communicate the progress of all new innovations to our members regularly.
ACCA keeps the communication and information sharing open. We produce ACCA News industry journal with a complimentary copy circulated to our ordinary members and a strong subscription list of other recipients. Our monthly communique updates our members on ACCA’s representation, changes within the industry and gives our sponsors opportunity to promote their products.
ACCA encourages best practice within the industry through the development of industry guidelines, benchmarking and collecting key industry statistics. We actively seek ways in which we can raise the profile of the Cemetery & Crematoria Industry through media coverage and government liaison. We encourage positive working relationships with industry suppliers and offer our members an industry exhibition annually.