The IAF Oceania region includes Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and a number of other Pacific Island nations. The region has over a hundred IAF members and one chapter in the Australian state of Victoria.

Sharon Honner was appointed as the Regional Director in January 2017.

The Regional Committe meets on the first Tuesday of every month and is focusing on the following priorities in 2017:

  • piloting a new mentoring program
  • expanding opportunities for professional development in the region through the use of online channels such as webinars and YouTube micro learning videos
  • supporting face-to-face networking and professional development events across the region
  • establishing an online book club.

For information on IAF Oceania contact Sharon Honner, Regional Director for Oceania.

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IAF Oceania Regional Committee

Past events


October IAF Victoria Chapter event: An experiential workshop on how to facilitate innovation teams using a Gestalt approach with Steven McInnes    

September Webinar: Becoming a reflective practitioner with Kimberly Bain, CPF, Past Chair IAF and author of Becoming a Reflective Practitioner: The Reflective Ethical Facilitator's Guide

July IAF Victoria Chapter event: An experiential workshop on the role of facilitation in enabling AGILE with Venkatesh Krishnamurthy

July Webinar: 5 Indispensable Secrets to Your Virtual Meeting Success with Nadine Bell, CPF and Sunny Walker, CPF.

May Webinar: 7 Secrets to Boost Facilitation Impact with Visuals with Michelle Walker

May IAF Oceania 2016 Pushing the boundaries international conference, Melbourne Australia

At a face-to-face event, your host will be wearing an IAF Oceania cap

Congratulations to our new CPFs

The IAF CertifiedTM Professional Facilitator (CPF) is the professional designation for facilitators who wish to demonstrate their knowledge and experience in facilitation by being benchmarked against the IAF core competencies.

Since the first Oceania CPF assessment was held in Sydney in 2007, some 40 IAF members have successfully completed an assessment in the region.

The next Oceania assessment event will be held in Melbourne in November 2017.

To request a CPF application package, email certify@iaf-world.org

For information on becoming a CPF, contact Sharon Honner, Regional Director for Oceania.

Noel Tan, CPF and IAF Chair (top left) and Cameron Fraser, CPF and Director Professional Development (bottom right) with IAF members at the IAF Oceania 2016 Pushing the boundaries conference who have become CPFs since 2013

Facilitation Impact Awards

The IAF Facilitation Impact Awards are the most prestigious international awards honouring excellence in facilitation and its positive, measurable impact on organizations around the world.

2017 Awards

Submissions for the 2017 Facilitation Impact Awards will open on 1 May 2017 and close on 1 July 2017.

Award recipients will be announced durining International Facilitation Week in October.

Information about the awards including past recipients is available at IAF Facilitation Impact Awards.

For further information, contact Brad Rilatt via email brad@facilitatorsforum.com or mobile +61 418433703.