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The public is requested to support FIRA to continue requesting for the establishment of a funeral industry ombudsman as published in the Draft SA Funeral Industry Code of Conduct which was initiated by FIRA and published in the Government Gazette No. 40243 dated 2 September 2016

FIRA requests funeral associations and individual funeral parlours  to support FIRA in its endeavors to establish a funeral industry Ombudsman, Workers Union, Bargaining counsel and a single regulatory authority. FIRA invites all funeral industry participates to engage and affiliate to the only independent funeral association in South Africa with no vested interests . 


MEDIA Media interviews and articles with FIRA directors and spokesperson:

Print: TimesLive, Sowetan, Rapport, Daily Sun, Daily Dispatch, Herald, Krugersdorp News, Financial Mail, Business Day. Sunday Times and Drum Magazine, 

Radio: SAFM, PowerFm, Radio 702/Cape Talk, RSG, Radio Pretoria, YFm, Moneyweb, Radio Today. MetroFM Talk with Rams Mabote (Ongoing)  

SABC TV panel discussion on FIRA Funeral Ombudsman Scheme: 28 October 2016 @ 13h00.(Yilungelo Lakho)

Past Felicia Mabuza Suttle, ModiseKa9, 50/50, Fokus with Freek, SABC News and Cutting Edge

YouTube: A public plea of 87% on national television during 2005 for the funeral industry to be regulated gave FIRA the mandate to set the platform for the establishment of a funeral industry ombudsman.