Why Join TDI?

The Data Institute is supporting Australia’s goal to be the global data governance and data ethics leading nation.

The Data Institute members work collaboratively across and within industries to support each other as we recognise the power in the collective.

Membership is open to organisations only. All members have varying experience in the field/s of data governance, automated decisioning and ethical data conduct.

Having your organisation be a member is the ideal way to advance your career and those of your work colleagues, expand your network and build your skills.

Member benefits

Expand your professional community with our member-only networking events where you will benefit from a diverse range of ideas on data governance, AI and ethics, as well as emerging issues and trends.

Members are encouraged to become involved with TDI through committees, events and if elected, with our Board.

Make sure you check out our LinkedIn Page so you can learn more about how to establish your professional profile and connect with others in your industry.

Unlock a wealth of information to ensure your skills are always at the forefront of excellence. Membership gives you access to:

Our Resource Centre – with access to technical booklets, white papers from leading lights in industry, frameworks and tools to use, and other useful practitioner documents.

We are an independent voice on:

  • good data governance practices,
  • trust, ethics, and innovation in data, plus
  • integrity and risk management in automated decisioning.

We engage with government and regulators on proposed legislative and regulatory reform from the position of skilled data practitioners.

We are not a lobby group, but we do have informed opinions and collective intelligence about data issues that matter.

Members can gain participate in papers and other materials in our Resource Centre to support all TDI members and also to boost your professional or organisational profile.


Apply through the following form.
Choose your membership level based on annual gross revenue:

Per Year
Level 1
Less than $2M
No automatically recurring payments
Per Year
Level 2
$2M - $5M
No automatically recurring payments
Per Year
Level 3
$5M - $12M
No automatically recurring payments
Per Year
Level 4
$12M - $20M
No automatically recurring payments
Per Year
Level 5
$20M or more
No automatically recurring payments
Membership enquiries

If you have any questions regarding membership, you can contact our membership team at and a staff member will call or email you about your enquiry.

Members’ Code of Ethics

At The Data Institute we conduct our business according to the highest standards of honesty, integrity, respect and fairness when dealing with all of our customers, community and employees.

We achieve this by the following the ethical standards outlined in our Charter and Constitution.