The voice of the drilling industry

Australian Drilling Industry Association (ADIA) is a not-for-profit organisation with about 800 members who are drilling contractors, suppliers, consultants and regulators. Their businesses are active in the minerals exploration, mining, coal seam gas, groundwater and civil infrastructure sectors.

Our members are at the forefront of drilling technology that increases safety, productivity and business outcomes.

  • Benefits

    Our members receive a number of professional, financial and networking benefits.

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  • Join

    Get connections, join the network and gain a professional, competitive advantage.

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  • Members' area

    ADIA provides services and information for our members in this area. You can update your all important website and drilling industry register listing on this page.

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  • WA waterwell

    The WA Department of Water has authorised ADIA to manage the examination process, as well as issuing and renewing waterwell drilling licences on its behalf.

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Latest news

  • Online news

    Welcome to ADIA's website. We hope you enjoy your stay and easily find what you are looking for.

    Delegate registrations for DRILL 2017 opening soon.

  • Magazine

    Only members of ADIA have Australasian Drilling sent to their door. It is not available in newsagents. If you are interested in receiving the upcoming April/May issue, please join today.

    The latest edition of the magazine is available to view online.

Upcoming events

  • Drilling for Geology II

    Drilling for Geology II is designed to provide geologists, engineers, metallurgists, environmental scientists and hydrogeologists with up‐to‐date information on all drilling‐related issues. It will be held on 26-28 July 2017 at the Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane.

  • DRILL 2017 'Innovation to the core'

    DRILL 2017 will be held at the relaxing Novotel Twin Waters Resort at Mudjimba on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

    On Wednesday 11 October and Thursday 12 October 2017 with specialist seminars on Friday 13 October.

    The theme for the conference is 'Innovation to the core'. New technologies and services for the Australian drilling industry will be showcased.

Advance your profession and join us today

Become an ADIA member and advance your profession. As a member, some of the benefits you’ll experience are:

  • Participation in exclusive industry events and conferences
  • Connecting with, and influencing, our professional network
  • Staying updated with important industry news

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