About TCF Australia



The mission of The Compassionate Friends in Australia is to offer and provide friendship and support to bereaved parents and their families following the death of child at any age and from any cause.


Vision Statement

Our vision is for all Australian bereaved parents and their families to be provided with appropriate support following the death of child. We implement this vision by:

  • increasing awareness of the services provided by the Compassionate Friends in Australia
  • increasing collaboration and communication between the various TCF organisations throughout Australia
  • providing technology-based solutions to the problems imposed on the delivery of our services by the geography of Australia and our dispersed population.



The Compassionate Friends Australia was incorporated in October 2009 and registered in Victoria with ACN:139 913 456. In 2014,

The Compassionate Friends Australia Limited was registered by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission in October 2014 and is entitled to display the ACNC tick mark below.


We have a Board of Directors that consists of Executive Directors responsible for the operation of TCF Australia and Directors nominated by State-based TCF organisations to represent those organisations.




Principal: The Stafford Group