Welcome to EDA

Membership of EDA is open to all with a professional interest or involvement in economic development.

EDA’s purpose is to promote sustainable economic development in all levels of government across Australia. Membership exceeds 300 Australia-wide with State Practitioner networks established in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia and the Territories.

EDA is committed to supporting economic development practitioners to increase the social, economic and environmental prosperity of Australian Communities.

We are affiliated with the PIA (Planning Institute of Australia) and have MoU’s with IEDC (International Economic Development Council) in America and EDAC (Economic Development Association of Canada)

For information about joining EDA please view the Membership page