Get Involved

Become a member

Membership is free and open to researchers, PhD students and professionals working in areas relevant to HDA’s research.

Member benefits:

  • Contribute your knowledge and expertise to make a difference.
  • Build relationships with people working in areas relevant to the health and development of young children and adolescence.
  • Access travel grants, awards and scholarships for researchers.

Your membership support will assist us to increase our public profile within the community and strengthen our partnerships.

If you would like to become a member of HDA, complete the membership application and email to

Attend our events

The varied and extensive HDA event program covers priority research and career development topics in the form of thematic evenings, oration, seminars, symposiums, workshops and forums.

Our events enable effective communication and interactions across disciplines, providing opportunities for networking and multidisciplinary research collaborations for researchers, students, government and health service personnel and educators, organisations, teachers and the general community.

Keep in touch

You do not need to be a member to stay up-to-date with HDA news and events. Email to join our mailing list, like us on Facebook and join the conversation on Twitter and LinkedIn.