Overview

The members of the Tertiary Education Facilities Management Association Inc (TEFMA) provide vital strategic and operational infrastructure and services in support of tertiary education in the Australasian region.

Drawing on the support and activities provided by TEFMA, our members add real value enhancing the teaching, learning, research and community service outcomes of their institutions. TEFMA operates as a not for profit Association and does not act as a lobby group however, TEFMA can provide, via our Patron, expert facilities management advice to Universities Australia (UA) and the New Zealand Vice-Chancellor’s Committee (NZVCC).

Members of TEFMA manage facility assets with a replacement value in excess of $60 billion, and spend over $750 million annually in maintaining and operating these assets. TEFMA’s support of the effective management of these resources is vital to a healthy tertiary education system in the Australasian region.

Our Vision

TEFMA will be the pre-eminent organisation for the promotion and support of excellence in the management and development of the facilities portfolio in the Australasian tertiary education sector.

Our Mission

TEFMA supports excellence in teaching, learning, research and community engagement in the tertiary education sector through:

• Leadership and professionalism;

• Collaboration and knowledge sharing;

• Professional Development; and

• Promotion of innovation;

in strategic and operational facilities management.

Our Values

TEFMA values integrity, diversity and ethical behaviour in all its activities.