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Western Australia

Western Australia is excited about all the great local professional development and networking events we are creating for you - check back regularly to see what’s on.


Call for nominations for your State Committee

FIA's quality and strength comes from members who volunteer to be a part of their state committee. Is that you? Read more here.


Upcoming events:

The 2016 FIA West Australian Fundraising Forum will bring together interstate and local experts to talk about all things fundraising. We have brought together some of the best speakers in their fields to talk about subjects relevant to both big and small charities.

Date: Thursday, 13 October 2016
Time: 8.00am - 6.00pm 
Venue: Conference Centre, Perth Zoo, Labouchere Road, South Perth
Price: Member: $375; Staff of Organisation Member: $400; Non-Member: $475

Special Interest Group - Health Futures 

The Health Futures WA Special Interest Group, supported by Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA), welcomes professionals working towards a better health future to a regular informal mentoring and collaboration session.This session is designed for people in development, fundraising, stakeholder/community engagement, relationship management, social enterprise and related general management. Make sure you register for the Special Interest Group!

Date: Friday 28 October
Time: 9.00am
Venue: Coffee Anatomy, Harry Perkins Building, QEII Precinct, 6 Verdun St Nedlands
Price: Free 

Find out more and register here.


Save the date on these upcoming events:

  • Wednesday, 9 November 2016: Free Networking Drinks (5.30pm-7.30am)
  • Thursday, 24 November 2016: Awards & Christmas Function - Celebrating Our Members' Achievements (5.30pm-7.30pm)

CFRE Study Group

Let us help you achieve your credential

FIA offer a monthly study group, free of charge, for CFRE candidates. The study group covers: 

  • assistance completing and submitting your CFRE application.
  • insights into taking the CFRE exam.
  • advice on resources to study for the CFRE exam.
  • focused study sessions, in a “book club” format to complete chapters in texts with peers also taking the exam.

Almost 100 per cent of participants in the CFRE Study Group have passed the CFRE exam at their first attempt.
The CFRE Study Group is chaired by Stephen Mally CFRE, Director of FundraisingForce.
The group meets in person (Salvation Army) for those in Sydney and is offered via Skype access to those in other locations. 

Meeting dates are:

  • 26 October - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
  • 23 November - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
  • 14 Deecmber - 5.00pm - 7.00pm

Take the first step and register for the CFRE Study Group today by contacting Maree Whybourne on 0412 507 985 or via email.


Meet your State Committee

View a list of Western Australia Organisational Members

View a list of Western Australia Individual Members