About EDA

VISION
Economic Development Australia is a nationally recognised network of economic development professionals, fostering prosperity in communities across Australia.

MISSION
Economic Development Australia is the national peak body for economic development professionals; building capacity, promoting excellence and providing leadership on issues that matter to our members.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Economic Development Australia’s activities are underpinned by four guiding principles:

  1. Building and supporting a collegial professional sector
  2. Promoting a culture of economic development excellence
  3. Delivering influence and leadership for the economic development sector
  4. Operating at best-practice governance standards

Established in 2007, EDA has over 1700 members across Australia. The organisation is represented by State Practitioner Networks in QueenslandNew South WalesVictoriaTasmaniaSouth AustraliaWestern Australia and the Territories

Membership is available for corporates and individuals.

Visit the EDA website to find out more.