Membership

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.

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

  • AMP

  • ASG Group Limited

  • Ashurst LLP

  • ASIC

  • ATO

  • Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

  • BackOffice Associates Australia Pty Ltd

  • Bupa

  • Business Aspect

  • Capsicum Business Architects

  • CBA

  • City of Sydney

  • Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

  • Department of Communications and Arts

  • Department of Education and Training

  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

  • Dept of Environment and Energy

  • Doll Martin Associates

  • DPC - Department of Premier and Cabinet

  • DSS - Department of Social Services

  • DuluxGroup

  • Geoscience Australia

  • Intraversed Pty Ltd

  • IP Australia

  • Latitude Finance Australia Holdings Pty Ltd

  • ME Bank

  • MIP (Australia) Pty Ltd

  • National Archives of Australia

  • NDIS / NDIA

  • NRMA Motoring & Services

  • QBE

  • Rio Tinto

  • Robinson Ryan

  • SnapLogic

  • Strategic Reform

  • Sydney Water

  • Transport for NSW

  • University of Melbourne

  • Western Sydney University