Science Industry Australia is acknowledged by government and other key stakeholders as the peak body
representing and furthering the interests of:

  • Importers and distributors
  • Manufacturers and exporters
  • Technical providers of scientific expertise and services

To grow the size, significance and stature of the Australian science industry for the specific benefit of SIA
member companies and thus contribute to the well-being of all Australians.


  • Representation of member interests to all levels of government and legislative planners
  • Provision of business knowledge and information to assist members to cope with changing market conditions
  • Lobbying and advocacy
  • Provision of networking opportunities between SIA membersCreation of promotional opportunities for members with their target markets


  • Influence government to increase funding for science and research in Australia
  • Members are provided with the opportunity to contribute to state and federal government submissions, to have your voices and opinions heard
  • SIA provides opportunities to market your goods and services to industry professionals and decision-makers
  • Stay informed with key government investment and purchasing opportunities in our market
  • Be seen . . . your name and website link listed at


  • Regular networking events held seminars and information sessions
  • Facilitated business marketing opportunities, both local and international
  • Opportunities to exhibit your goods and services at international trade fairs at special member rates
  • Valuable networking and interaction opportunities with allied groups and organisations


  • We will keep you informed with crucial regulatory changes
  • Member exclusive, quarterly “Business Barometer” reflects current market conditions and growth
  • Regular newsletter “Science Industry Digest”
  • Electronic updates of breaking industry news and forthcoming events
  • Access to SIA personnel for advice and specific information
  • Industry based training and orientation
  • “Members Only” downloads section of website contains a wealth of industry data and news


  • Government listens to industry associations over individual companies - have your voice heard, join now and become an active member
  • SIA has input into key regulatory changes and other legislative issues


  • SIA is member funded, delivering benefits chosen by members for members
  • SIA operates independently of all governments, maintaining our independence and credibility, always and only representing our members when presenting to stakeholders

Purchasers of scientific goods, products and services from SIA member companies can do so in the
knowledge that all SIA members conform to a code of ethics. This code imposes upon members a duty
of care at all times to behave in a moral, dignified, honest, professional and fair manner whilst also
providing full technical and customer support and avoiding all forms of private inducements.