What is the Scuba Divers Federation of South Australia, Inc?

Our Federation brings SA’s recreational scuba diving shops, clubs, related NGOs and individual divers together as a single, strong force. We advocate for the enjoyment and preservation of our unique underwater world. We support and advise our stakeholders in all diving related matters. We keep divers informed and provide a forum for debate on diving issues.

Our latest news

Code of Conduct for Diving With Dragons

Code of Conduct for Diving With Dragons

Thanks to the hard work of the NRM and many others, an updated Code of Conduct for Diving with Seadragons is now available. Promotional materials can be obtained from your local dive shop.

August Newsletter now online

August Newsletter now online

In this issue: the election of the 2020-21 SDFSA Committee; an update on the Cuttlefish Alliance; a code of conduct for diving with dragons; and much more…

The Cuttlefish Alliance

The Cuttlefish Alliance

The SDFSA has launched The Cuttlefish Alliance to connect everyone concerned about the lifting of the temporary fishing restrictions on the Giant Cuttlefish in the Upper Spencer Gulf.

SDFSA Meetings

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Our Next Event

Find Scuba Divers Federation of South Australia’s upcoming events

SDFSA’s Objectives

The objectives of the Scuba Divers Federation of South Australia are to:
  • Promote and encourage scuba diving as a recreational activity.
  • Promote understanding between the public and recreational scuba divers.
  • Represent the interests of members in any matters which may arise.
  • Encourage the conservation, enhancement and rehabilitation of the marine and freshwater environments.
  • Liaise with other organisations or agencies which might represent the interests of the association.
  • Notify members of any information in respect to scuba diving and the association’s related interests.


SDFSA’s Goals

  • Act as a peak body for recreational scuba diving clubs in South Australia.
  • Represent all recreational scuba divers in all relevant diving matters, including the provision of information for decision making by government and / or the general public.
As such, the SDFSA is very much involved in matters that affect recreational scuba diving in South Australia.