DIAA Member Benefits

DIAA members have access to a wide variety of information, resources, professional development and networking opportunities throughout the year, both through their Regional Branches and the National Office.

Information Resources

  • 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
  • Access to the member-only area of the DIAA website
  • Regular newsletters with latest DIAA news, events and special offers for members
  • Discounts on advertising, conference attendance, etc.
  • Advice and information via phone and e-mail
  • Online resources, publications, reports and technical manuals

Networking Opportunities

  • 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

Professional Development

  • 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

  • Annual national and state dairy products competitions
  • Medals and awards for outstanding service to industry
  • Life memberships in recognition of service to the DIAA