Member Directory

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Australia

Australian Graphic Design Association Limited
Professional

Contact Info

PO Box 6426
Halifax Street
Adelaide
,
South Australia
5000
 
Australia

CEO & Director

Mr. Nic Eldridge

Member Profile

The Australian Graphic Design Association Limited (AGDA) is the national association for professional communication designers in Australia. It was founded in 1988 to facilitate the advancement of the communication design profession in Australia. Our goal is the establishment of fair and productive working relationships between graphic designers and their clients. We do this by providing designers with the tools and information to take control of their professional lives. We also work on increasing awareness of the value of graphic design in business. We manage a program of awards, exhibitions, seminars and professional development activities for our members. Many of these activities are also available to the wider design and business communities. The strategic direction of is set by our National Board and executed and delviered by an enthusiatic team of staff and volunteers in our seven Regions throughout Australia.
Abbreviation or Acronym:
AGDA
Year Founded:
1988
Language of Operations:
English
Deakin University
Educational

Contact Info

School of Communications and Creative Arts
Australia

Official Contact

Dr. Matthew Allen

ico-D Liaison

Dr. Russell Kennedy
T:
61392446834
Language of Operations:
English
Design Institute of Australia
Professional

Contact Info

GPO Box 355
Melbourne
,
VIC
3001
 
Australia
T:
0396622345

CEO

Ms. Jo-Ann Kellock
T:
1300888056

National President

Ms. Claire Beale

Member Profile

Since its formation in 1947, The of Australia (DIA) has been Australia's professional membership body for ers and design businesses. The DIA represents all professional designers in Australia. It is Australia’s only multi-disciplinary organisation of professional designers, representing all disciplines of design. DIA provides members with support, networking, services and information to improve your professional practice. It also provides with a wealth of contacts, and connects you with colleagues from many industry areas.support of the DIA ensures that the design professions have a voice in government and industry, and an organisational structure to get things done on behalf of designers.It's a professional body for designers, founded by the design professions, and run and funded by designers. By working together, designers ensure they have the numbers and money necessary to operate a strong and active national organisation.
Abbreviation or Acronym:
DIA
Year Founded:
1958
Language of Operations:
English
RMIT University
Educational

Contact Info

Communication Design Program - School of Media and Communication
GPO Box 2476
Melbourne
,
Victoria
3001
 
Australia
T:
399259807

Professor of Design / Dean - School of Design

Dr. Laurene Vaughan

Senior Lecturer - School of Design

Dr. Scott Mayson
T:
61399255387

Member Profile

The School of Media and Communication is at the forefront of media and communication education, research, and practice. The School is committed to building an internationally oriented, industry relevant and intellectually vibrant community of students, professional media-makers and educators, scholars, and creative practitioners, such that our students will thrive and grow in their chosen areas of expertise. The School offers industry-focussed degree programs to undergraduates, with an emphasis on preparing them for the long term challenges of maintaining creative, socially valuable and globally informed careers. We also offer Masters and Doctoral pathways to those wishing to re-orient themselves professionally, or to refresh their knowledge and skills to face new challenges with competence and confidence. We expect our graduates to be skilled, imaginative, and thoughtful, and to take the lead in progressing technological innovations, creative applications, and in mediating the lives of fellow citizens around the world. We also offer an exceptionally strong range of Vocational Education programs, both to local and international students. These programs are focused on developing a highly skilled workforce for Victoria, but also in Australia and the Asia Pacific region more broadly. We strive for a global outlook, maintaining a campus in Vietnam, and programs in Singapore, and elsewhere in the region. Both our higher education degree and VE students learn to do, think, and create in the contemporary world in ways, which make them indispensable to a wide range of industries and commercial enterprises.
Abbreviation or Acronym:
RMIT
Language of Operations:
English
Swinburne University of Technology
Educational

Contact Info

School of Design
Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre
453 – 477 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn
Melbourne
,
Victoria
3122
 
Australia
T:
392146755

Dean, School of Design

Prof. Jane Burry
T:
61392144677

Chair of Communication Design and Digital Media Design

Mr. Stephen Huxley
T:
61392146

Additional Contact

Design Admin

Member Profile

’s School of Design is recognized as one of Australia’s leading institutions for design education, practice and research. The School offers three and four-year courses at Undergraduate level, as well as Masters, and a highly regarded Professional Doctorate and PhD program. Our courses encourage specialization, cross-disciplinary collaboration and international study experiences, which prepare our students for global design careers. Disciplines include Industrial Design, Interior Architecture, Communication Design, Digital Media Design, Design Anthropology, Design Strategy, Service Design, Innovation and Design, and Branded Environments. The School has deep connections with the Australian Design Industry and has run its Industry Placement program for over 40 years, giving students the opportunities to gain experience in leading design studios and design-led organisations. The School comprises of: Department of Communication Design and Digital Media Design Department of Interior Architecture and Industrial Design Centre for Design Innovation Design Factory
Abbreviation or Acronym:
SWUT
Year Founded:
1907
Language of Operations:
English
The University of Melbourne
Educational

Contact Info

Melbourne School of Design
Swanston Street, Parkville
Melbourne
,
VIC
3010
 
Australia
T:
61390355511

Dean

Prof. Julie Willis
T:
61383445865

ico-D Liaison

Mr. Jefa Greenaway
T:
61383446574

Engagement and Marketing Manager

Mr. Rees Quilford
T:
61390354349

Member Profile

Melbourne School Design (MSD), is the graduate school of the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at The University of Melbourne. A creative and people-oriented design school in Australia’s leading research-intensive university, we are passionate about activating the next generation of built environment and design professionals, providing a world-recognised education which inspires and enables our graduates to create and influence our world. We teach across the built environment fields, making us unique among Australian universities, and part of a select group worldwide. This mix of expertise enables us to prepare our graduates to design solutions for an unpredictable future. Our staff and students are busy visualising exciting and relevant ways of programming our cities. Melbourne, ranked as the world’s most liveable city, is a fantastic city in which to become and be an expert in the built environment fields. Researchers and industry practitioners teach our programs and are leaders in public conversations about our cities and regions, shaping policy development and transforming Australian practice. The Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning hosts the Bachelor of Design, while the Melbourne School of Design hosts a comprehensive range of graduate programs in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Construction, Property, Urban Design, Urban Planning, and Urban and Cultural Heritage. The Faculty also hosts the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI) and Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN).
Year Founded:
1853
Language of Operations:
English
Other Language:
N/A