About DAIA

Our ultimate aims include the promotion of safe work practices for the demolition and asbestos removal industries and the minimisation of unnecessary landfilling achieved through increased recycling of valuable resources and materials resulting from deconstruction activities.  DAIA has adopted a Code of Best Practice to assist members in developing and conducting their own business activities in line with the aims of the association.

DAIA liaises with all levels of government, as well as industry leaders and other associations, in addressing common challenges to enable the enhancement of operational practices within the industry.

The objects as presented in the association’s Rules of Incorporation are:-

  • To act as the representative body for member demolishers, recyclers and asbestos contractors in dealings with government and regulatory authorities, other industry sectors and the general public.

  • To promote and seek the recognition of members as professionals, and to promote public awareness of the demolition, recycling, asbestos removal and associated industries.

  • To improve the standard of operational practices within the industry for the benefit of workers and the protection of public health and safety.

  • To provide members with specific information to enhance work practices, including workplace health and safety, and industrial relations information.

  • To adopt and promote a Code of Conduct for the guidance of members as to the proper professional conduct within the industry.

  • To promote interest in, and progress of, any matter which will improve the technical and general knowledge and efficiency of the industry.


To advance and lead our industries in compliance, sustainability and best practices.  

Mission Statement

  •  Encourage safe work practices in our industries based on a professional approach to regulatory requirements and compliance codes.
  • Nurture the evolution of positive change to facilitate a sustainable future achieving beneficial environmental outcomes.
  • Effect the dissemination of information.
  • Provide representation for industry to the relevant authorities.
  • Provide networking opportunities.

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