Benefits from Membership

DAMA provides you with access to information, discounts on education and both on-line and face-to-face networking opportunities essential for your professional development.

Your membership entitles you to:

  • Free Regular branch presentations on information management related topics presented by high quality speakers. Previous presenters have included: John Zackman, Donna Burbank, Graeme Simsion, Larry English, etc.

  • Member Discounts to DAMA Training Courses covering a wide range of information management practices from data modelling to consulting skills.

  • Member Discounts to Industry Conferences, workshops, and seminars, such as: Knowledge Management Asia Pacific Congress, Chief Data Office-Leadership Forum AUS/NZ, Data Modelling Zone, etc.

  • International Certification Program – Access to Training and Certification as a Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) and Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP).

  • Opportunity to volunteer through contributing your thoughts and ideas.

Membership Fees

Join DAMA Australia, either as an individual member, a corporate member, or as a student member. The current membership prices are:

  • Individual $100

  • Corporate $400

  • Student $25
    NB. Student members must be on a relevant full-time undergratuate course.

We accept payment online via PayPal. You don't need a PayPal account to pay with your credit card. If you prefer to be invoiced, then please email your request to your local DAMA Australia branch.

For more information please contact us.

Mentoring Program

The mentoring program aims to create a trusting environment where participants can exchange knowledge, share ideas and constructively evaluate their skill set.
DAMA’s mentoring program can connect you to Australia’s most senior and prominent data professionals from various industries.

The program includes:

  • One-to-one mentor/mentee sessions (at least 6)

  • Access to DAMA monthly networking events

  • Support from a dedicated DAMA facilitator

The program matches participants with a best-fit independent mentor.

The mentoring program is currently in trial. During the trial the program is offered free to DAMA members, however there are only three positions. The program runs for 12 months.

Benefits of Mentoring:

  • To encourage participation of young professionals

  • To give back to the community

  • To promote DAMA and give the organisation more visibility

Measurable outcomes:

  • Increase in membership

  • Active participation of younger members in DAMA

Responsibilities of Mentoring coordinator:

  • Touch base with all Mentees and Mentors quarterly to find out what’s working, what are the challenges, progress made and if DAMA committee can assist in any way.

  • A more formal report to be filled out by all participants every six months.

For more information please contact us.

DAMA Australia Members

Our Individual members represent many industry sectors, including finance, telco, government, insurance, media, professional services and software.

Our Corporate members are:

  • ABS

  • ACT Government

  • AMP

  • ASG Group Limited

  • ASIC

  • ASX Limited

  • ATO

  • Aurizon Operations Limited

  • Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

  • Australian Federal Police

  • Australian Transport Safety Bureau

  • BackOffice Associates Australia Pty Ltd

  • Bupa

  • Bureau of Meteorology

  • Catapult BI

  • City of Sydney

  • Clean Energy Regulator

  • Compu-Stor

  • Data Agility

  • Data Analytics Centre

  • DataCo

  • Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

  • Department of Communications and Arts

  • Department of Education and Training

  • Department of Home Affairs

  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

  • Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

  • Dept of Environment and Energy

  • DHS - Dept of Human Services

  • Doll Martin Associates

  • DSS - Department of Social Services

  • erwin

  • Essential Energy

  • Factil Pty Ltd

  • Frazer Walker

  • Geoscience Australia

  • IAG

  • Intraversed Pty Ltd

  • IP Australia

  • Macquarie University

  • MapR Technologies

  • ME Bank

  • Medibank

  • MIP (Australia) Pty Ltd

  • Morgans Financial Limited

  • Murray–Darling Basin Authority

  • National Archives of Australia

  • NBN


  • NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS)

  • Origin Energy

  • Pitney Bowes

  • Public Transport Victoria

  • PwC

  • QBE

  • Reserve Bank of Australia

  • Rio Tinto

  • Robinson Ryan

  • SAS

  • Strategic Reform

  • Sydney Water

  • Transport for NSW

  • University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

  • Veolia

  • Western Sydney University

  • Westpac Banking Corporation