The purpose of AGDA is to promote design as a discipline, profession and cultural force.
AGDA provides leadership in the exchange of ideas and information, the encouragement of critical analysis and research, and the advancement of education and ethical practice.
The Association operates through a National Council and seven State and Territory Chapters and is managed by a National Office and a National Executive Director.
The National Council, comprising of State Representatives and selected consultants and advisors, develops national policies and programs in accordance to AGDA's vision and mission and values.
AGDA State and Territory Councils are established in:
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Western Australia
They develop and implement local events and initiatives in alignment with National goals and strategies.
The AGDA National Office and State Offices can be contacted via Contact Us section.
AGDA state councils
AGDA – the professional platform for design excellence
AGDA is the industry authority on all matters pertaining to Graphic Design and is available for comment on industry issues. Formed in 1988 to facilitate the advancement of Australian graphic design, AGDA is recognised as the peak professional body representing graphic design in this country.
As the profession’s industry authority AGDA is available for comment on design issues of public and corporate interest and is uniquely equipped to present the concerns of the industry in a balanced and objective manner.
Media bodies and other interested parties can contact the Association via the AGDA website at our National contact page