Since its creation in 2008, IDAIA has been dedicated to increasing the presence and the appreciation of contemporary Indigenous Australian art among international audiences; through educating, curating, sourcing and facilitating exhibition and acquisition projects.

IDAIA acts as an information and advocacy source, and as an intermediary for aboriginal-owned art centres as well as urban-based artists to help promote and sell their work.

IDAIA works with a dedicated international team based in Australia and in France.