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, snorkellers and free 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.
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The SDFSA has developed guidelines for all underwater photographers to encourage minimal impact on our marine life and environment. The guidelines cover 11 good practices, with photos to illustrate. Download them at: Guidelines for photographers 04 05 2022
Read our newsletter every month for important stories and notices affecting the SA scuba, freediving and snorkelling community. Regular features include a calendar of events, interesting science stories about our marine environment, as well as an update on the work of...
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.
The objectives of the Scuba Divers Federation of South Australia are to:
Promote and encourage scuba diving, snorkelling and free diving as a recreational activity.
Promote understanding between the public and recreational scuba divers, snorkellers and free 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 federation.
Notify members of any information in respect to scuba diving and the association’s related interests.
Act as a peak body for recreational scuba diving clubs, snorkellers and free divers in South Australia.
Represent all recreational scuba divers, snorkellers and free divers in all relevant diving matters, including the provision of information for decision making by government and / or the general public.