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

September Newsletter

September Newsletter

Our September newsletter covers the launch of our new Facebook group, SA Dive Sites Viz and Conditions, as well as important notices on Wirrina Cove Marina and boat launch, the Port Hughes jetty, and more!

Port Hughes jetty closed

Port Hughes jetty closed

The Port Hughes Jetty has been closed until further notice due to damage sustained during last week’s weather.

Download petition to protect the Giant Cuttlefish

Download petition to protect the Giant Cuttlefish

Eddie Hughes, MP for Giles, has provided a PDF of the paper petition requesting that the SA Parliament protect the Giant cuttlefish aggregation by reinstating fishing restrictions. If you are unable to get to a dive shop to sign the petition, download this copy, sign...

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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.