About BDAQ Membership

Our Membership Classes

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Full Member: $660/year

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Associate Member: $450/year

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Affiliate Member: $175/year

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Graduate Member: $85/year

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Student Member: FREE

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Member Benefits

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Professionalism
  • The recognised peak body for Building Designers in Queensland
  • Association’s mission is to promote, support and enhance the profession of Building Design.
  • Members are encouraged to be even more professional with good CPD program.
  • You learn from colleagues to have good design and excellent documentation.
  • The logo reinforces your worth.
Representation
  • BDAQ advocates for its members and continues to ensure you have a profession.
  • BDAQ has a direct link to QBCC.
  • BDAQ talks with the State Government and Councils.
  • BDAQ is represented on several Industry Reference Groups.
  • You are a member of NABD (National Assoc of Building Designers).
It's YOUR Association
  • Structured to be a member-driven association – your say matters.
  • Being a member increases your say to the industry.
  • Many opportunities for you to get involved.
Resources
  • Head Office is at the Brisbane Build & Design Centre. Members can use the facility.
  • Your Head Office assists all branches and executives, which helps you.
  • The website has lots in the Member’s Hub, contracts, checklists and more.
  • You are listed on www.findabuildingdesigner.com.au and are regularly promoted to consumers
Networking + Collegiality
  • You are part of a branch, with others like yourself..
  • BDAQ provides excellent opportunities to meet like-minded professionals.
  • Many events to choose from: branch meetings, seminars, awards nights.
  • Opportunities to gain from rewarding volunteering.
  • Contacts to obtain employees or gain employment yourself.
  • Collaboration opportunities with other members.
Discounts
  • Cheaper Indemnity Insurance with Webber.
  • Specifications
  • QARC4Revit
  • Australian Standards
Awards
  • Excellent, industry recognised, Design Awards program.
  • It’s easy to enter the awards, with a streamlined online process.
  • Considerable marketing opportunities and your fees can increase.
  • A great chance for you and your team to reflect on the work you've done each year.
  • Not just for the fancy houses - categories for every type of project!
Industry Connections
  • Over 20 industry and professional services partners to learn from.
  • These partners provide financial support, keeping membership fees affordable.
  • Partners deliver excellent technical and small business advice.
  • Opportunities to gain from rewarding volunteering.
  • BDAQ has links with other associations like HIA, QMBA, Design Associations.
  • Technical talks from other building professionals.