DIAA members have access to a wide variety of information, resources, professional development and networking opportunities throughout the year across Australia.
Member Only Discounts
As a member of the DIAA, you are eligible for a host of discounts, including:
- Discounts on advertising in the Australian Dairy Food magazine, conference attendance, etc.
Members Only Area – Website
The members-only area of the DIAA website offers a range of member benefits shown below.
- Award-winning Australian Dairy Foods magazine filled with industry news, events, company profiles, market information and more
- Comprehensive online and print industry directory, Australian Dairy Listing
- Archives of the peer-reviewed Australian Journal of Dairy Technology
- Regular newsletters with the latest DIAA news, events and special offers for members
- Advice and information via phone and e-mail
- Online resources, publications, reports and technical manuals
- Networking with other members at State conferences, social events, golf days, factory tours, quiz nights and more throughout the year
- Meeting international and Australian experts at the Dairy Science World Series technical events.
- Mixing with the ‘who’s who’ of the dairy world and celebrating the industry’s achievements at the annual Awards of Excellence Dinner
- Taking advantage of DIAA’s links with other professional organisations in Australia and overseas through joint events and initiatives
- Joining a DIAA Regional Branch committee and forming close bonds with others passionate about the dairy industry
- Training and education through DIAA technical nights and seminars, and discounts on courses and seminars run by other education providers
- Scholarships to attend conferences, seminars and training courses
- Opportunity to participate in Australian and overseas study tours
- Access to DIAA travel and tertiary scholarships
- Developing public speaking and corporate governance skills by becoming involved in DIAA Branches and national committees
- Becoming a judge or steward at dairy product competitions
Industry Recognition & Awards
- Annual national and state dairy products competitions
- Medals and awards for outstanding service to the industry
- Life memberships in recognition of service to the DIAA
- Use of DIAA Post nominals as recognition of your commitment to professional development through your membership of the DIAA.