History The Dive Industry Association of Australia (DIAA) was established and registered as an Association in February 2008. PURPOSE DIAA’s purpose is that of a forum to encourage the free exchange of ideas and information on diving-related issues; to seek solutions to matters of common concern, and to offer practical advice and support to its constituent membership. It will also serve as a professional industry contact point for media, regulatory bodies and other external organizations. DIAA functions as a reactive Association, i.e. it offers and provides its advice and expertise as and when required.