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.
As an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) or dietetics student, 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. As a member, you also help support the profession and promote better health and wellbeing for all Australians.

Why be a member?

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 new (emerging) dietitians or those resuming their practice
  • Develop members’ skills in working with the media
  • Provide subsidised Continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities to members
  • Expand the DAA Centre for Advanced Learning, offering quality courses for health practitioners who want to stay ahead
  • 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 Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition (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
  • Keep our members up to date with regular news and alerts
  • 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

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