Become a member


To find out more please contact:

BDA Secretariat

Phone: 0499 977 023
Email: admin [at] bda [dot] org [dot] au

The BDA is a public interest organisation with a broad agenda and a wide range of concerns, as distinct from an industry association or lobby group. Its sole motivation is to 'create a better Brisbane'.

Membership of the BDA enables State and local Governments, statutory authorities, academia, business, and the professional and private sectors of the community to:

  • Influence policy and planning affecting the development and livability of Brisbane
  • Influence key decision makers across private and public sectors including Local, State and Federal Government
  • Network with a diverse range of business and social contacts at BDA events
  • Receive the professional support and advice of the BDA Executive Committee on particular issues
  • Share best practice through discussion, seminars and networking events
  • Access key public and private sector decision makers
  • Build business relationships and promote your corporate products and services
  • Enjoy social networking opportunities through a range of events and functions.

BDA membership is available to a wide range of industry related bodies from developers to financial/legal firms to students. 

Membership Categories



Annual subscription




1. Student Member 

Students must provide a copy of their current Student ID upon Membership

Application and renewal, and must have the ID available for inspection at BDA events, if requested.

$50 incl GST 




2. Individual Member  

Individual members of the Brisbane community.

$100 incl GST 





Annual subscription




1. Corporate Member 

Public and private companies or their subsidiaries, partnerships, consultancy firms. Member rates for your company’s guests.

$500 incl GST 




2. Corporate Partner 

Publicly profiled as a Partner who displays support for, and is actively involved in the activities of the Association. Member rates for your company’s guests.

$1,000 incl GST 




Membership Application Form

Click HERE to download