member policies


By becoming a member of the UDIA, members agree to rigorous professional standards by observing the highest levels by professional conduct.
A UDIA member will:

  • Demonstrate ethical principles and observe the highest standards of integrity and honesty in all professional and personal dealings 
  • Uphold and promote the reputation of UDIA and not misuse authority of office for personal gain 
  • Respect the confidentiality of information given to the member in the course of UDIA's work 
  • Engage in continued learning to maintain and improve professional skills and competence within the industry and promote innovation and excellence in practice
  • Strive to achieve environmentally, economically and socially sustainable development 
  • Show respect for the rights of consumers and maintain the public's confidence and trust in the development industry 


The UDIA is administered by an elected Board of Directors representing the interests of its members.

The Board defines policy and sets the strategy to be implemented by its staff and committees.

Members of the Board and staff are represented by government and industry allied organisations.

  • The Board oversees the preparation of submissions to all tiers of government with the aim of keeping the government aware of industry problems and needs
  • Industry briefings and events are organised for members, their guests and friends at regular intervals through each year
  • UDIA communicates industry information through email communications and educational forums
  • UDIA has a number of internal committees relating to all matters of interest to the industry

For all membership enquiries, please contact Angela Gaedke, Director Strategic Projects