Membership

The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) is Australia’s largest and most influential organisation for dietetic and nutrition professionals. More than a professional association, we are a supportive and inspiring community.

Membership is open to qualified dietitians, and dietetics students enrolled in an accredited entry level course in Australia. Your DAA member community offers you a place to connect with like-minded people, develop your practice, and gain insight and expertise from leaders in the profession.

Why be a member?

As a member of DAA you have access to an extensive range of services, resources and opportunities through the Members Only section on the website. Your member benefits include:

MEMBER BENEFITS FULL MEMBER STUDENT AFFILIATE RETIRED APD ONLY
Access to the dynamic knowledge translation tool, Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition (PEN) valued at $500 X X X X
Subscription to resources such as ProQuest and Nutrition & Dietetics journal X
Exclusive access to DAA’s own resource databases, DINER and PIP X
Attend local & national CPD opportunities, including the annual conference, workshops and seminars at discounted rates X
Receive discounts on DAA’s Centre for Advanced Learning short courses X
Access to the DAA Member Assistance Program for human resources support X
Find a mentor/mentee and register mentoring partnerships with DAA X
Receive information about opportunities, news and alerts in DAA’s Weekly Member Updates X
Have your achievements recognised through member awards X
Connect with fellow APDs & members in online forums (Member Connect) – discussion and interest groups available for more than 20 practice areas X
List job opportunities and view positions vacant online X
List and view rooms for rent online X
Opportunities to sit on Working Groups for DAA submissions and projects X
Access to the Emerging Dietitians Hub X
Full voting rights X X
Eligibility to join DAA Board, Engagement and Development Committees & Advisory Committees X X X X
Eligibility to join APD program X X X

DAA has a range of membership types to suit your current employment / study situation, click here to find the best option for you. If you have any questions, please get in touch with our friendly membership team today.

DAA National Office
P
: (02) 6189 1200
E: membership@daa.asn.au

Get the most from – and give back to – your profession. Join today.

As a member, you support us to:

  • Increase the profile of APDs through our media, PR, advocacy and marketing efforts and health promotion events – leading to wider recognition of and demand for APDs
  • Provide members with individual practice support and information
  • Recognise outstanding achievements of members through awards, grants, scholarships, and prizes
  • Mentor emerging dietitians or those resuming their practice
  • Provide subsidised CPD opportunities to members
  • Facilitate professional network-building and peer support through our dedicated member discussion forums, social activities, interest groups, and local meetings
  • Encourage and support leadership in our member community through volunteer opportunities
  • Offer exclusive member resources, such as PEN, Nutrition & Dietetics journal, ProQuest, plus DAA’s own resource databases, DINER and PIP
  • Strengthen our Find an Accredited Practising Dietitian online directory as the go-to place to find a dietitian
  • Regulate the profession, ensuring only safe and competent dietitians can be APDs, by accrediting University dietetics courses, managing the APD credential, and setting standards of conduct and competency.