DECO actively works with Australia’s leading industry and membership organisations across the architectural and industrial sectors. Being part of these organisations ensures best practice, and helps us keep up to date with our industry’s challenges and successes, so every product and service we deliver is in keeping with industry changes, new trends and changing regulations and requirements.
Below is a little bit about some of the organisations of which DECO is a member:
Australian Made is Australia’s most widely trusted country of origin symbol, representing authentic, quality products manufactured in Australia, and has been assuring customers of high-quality local products since the 1980s. Australia Made products are registered with the Australian Made Campaign Ltd (AMCL), and must meet the criteria for both Australian Made Australia Grown (AMAG) Logo Code of Practice and Australian Consumer Law.
Family Business Association is an organisation dedicated to helping family businesses discover their competitive edge and succeed. Over 70% of all Australian businesses are family businesses, and Family Business Association members connect with an Australia-wide community where they can share, learn, grow and discover new opportunities.
Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) is Australia’s major technical and education fire safety organisation. It provides information and resources to help educate and provide fire protection products and services to ensure protection of lives and properties across Australia. Members provide fire protection products and services or work to educate and legislate to ensure fire safety precautions are taken nationwide. DECO is a gold member of FPA Australia.
The AWA consists of window manufacturers and industry suppliers Australia-wide whose products are tested to AS 2047 and are made to withstand tough Australian conditions. Buying windows from an AWA member ensures you are buying quality, energy-efficient products in line with Australian Standards, that are built to last. AWA keeps abreast of industry and regulation changes to ensure the products and business practices of its members are always up-to-date.
The NSSA has over 150 members and is dedicated to ensuring screen suppliers and manufacturers comply with AS 5039, 5040 and 5041. Purchasing a product from an NSSA member ensures you are buying quality products compliant with Australian Standards and accurately labelled with wind pressure and water penetration requirements laid out in AS 2047. NSSA continually raises standards by making sure its members are up-to-date on industry changes.
HIA is the official body of Australia’s home building industry. It works as a committee to implement policies which serve the housing industry and speak out about important and relevant industry issues. HIA members follow the HIA National Code of Ethics, which ensures high standards of work and conduct are upheld within the home building industry and all buildings and all products and services are supplied with integrity, honesty, fairness, value and competence.
The Swimming Pool & Spa Association of Victoria (SPASA) is dedicated to representing and promoting the health and social value of the swimming and pool and spa industry to the public. SPASA members are examined to ensure they are top industry professionals in terms of their professionalism, reputation, experience and abilities, and SPASA’s Code of Ethics makes sure all its members trade fairly and ethically. Purchasing pool or spa products or related products and services from a SPASA member ensures you are buying quality. DECO is an associate member of SPASA Victoria.
The AIDN aims to maximise business for small and medium-sized enterprises in the defence and security sectors, by educating them on opportunities in these areas, connecting members with local industry peers, networking and promoting member businesses at key defence and security events. It is divided into chapters by state. DECO Industrial is a member of the AIDN NSW, and is committed to discovering new defence opportunities and providing high-quality surface finishes to the defence industry.
Design Matters is a not-for-profit organisation and industry body which acts for building design professionals. Design Matters' is a membership organisation that focuses on the importance of the role building design plays in the social, economic and political environment nationally and globally. Design Matters has almost 2,000 Members.