The objectives of the Association are to:

a. To promote and encourage the exchange of information between members;

b. To standardise practice and protocols within technical and nursing communities affiliated with the Association;

c. To educate and inform the recreational diving industry, particularly to developments that affect safe diving practices;

d. To maintain and uphold the principle that the Association exists to cater for the full range of its membership interests and must never be seen as being sectional in its approach;

e. To abide by the rules promulgated by the provisions of the Associations Incorporation Act 1983 for the benefit and protection of its members, and

f. To encourage hyperbaric research in order to advance the scientific basis of our practice.