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The Australian Institute of Horticulture Inc (AIH) presents the most prestigious awards for Australian Institute of Horticulture Incprofessional horticulturists in the country.

The awards program includes categories for both members of AIH and non-members. Student awards are provided to encourage and nurture the profession.

NOMINATION FORMS (these are updated each year) for 2016

All 2016 award nominations will close on 25th October.

2016 Awards are sponsored by Fitzpatrick & Co Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd, Agrifood Skills Australia (Food and Agribusiness Solutions), AIMS Pty Ltd and Horticultural Training Pty Ltd.

2015 Awards – 17th September 2015
Certificate of Appreciation – Michael Casey, Marc Percival, Annette Irish, Diane Ellis, David Strickland, Mathew Pearson, Chris Poulton, Tom Lantry and Patrick Regnault
Award of Merit – Kerri Young; Joint winners Lisa Ellis & Mark Browning
Award of Excellence – Spencer Denyer, Patrick Regnault, Matt Mitchley, John Tan
Community Award of Excellence – Michael Casey
AIH Secretary’s Award for Horticulture Literature – Simon Leake & Elke Haege for ‘Soils for Landscape Development’
AIH Student of the Year Award – Tessa Maunder
Fellow Citation – Nicholas Rivett
AIH Horticulturist of the Year – Stuart Pittendrigh
Silver Gum Award – Neville Passmore
Golden Wattle Award – Peter Cundall

2015 Awards sponsored by Fitzpatrick & Co Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd, Agrifood Skills Australia, Horticultural Training P/L, A.I.M.S. P/L AustralAsia, Van Balen Horticultural, Greenworld, Landscape Link, Martin Kellock, MJC Horticulture and Justine Carlile Landscape Design

To see full details about the awards go to AIH Awards 2015 

 

2014 Awards – 7th November 2014
Certificate of Appreciation – Peter Lees, Chris Poulton, Tom Lantry, Patrick Regnault, Jan Allen, Nicholas Rivett
Award of Merit – Jim Fogarty
Award of Excellence – Liz Smith, Arno King, Wayne Van Balen, Myles Baldwin
Community Award of Excellence – Mark Paul
AIH Secretary’s Award for Horticulture Literature – Catherine Stewart
Sir John Pagan Horticulture Award – BBM Youth Movement – Caitlin Sawyer
Student of the Year Award – Chantelle LeenstraChristopher O’Connor
AIH Horticulturist of the Year – Professor Tim Entwisle
Life Member – Hazel King
Award of Merit – Better Homes & Gardens, Channel Seven
Silver Gum Award – Annette Irish
Golden Wattle Award – Graham Ross

2014 Congress and Awards sponsored by Agrifoodskills Australia, Fitzpatrick & Co Insurance, Greenworld, BBM Youth Support, AIMS AustralAsia, Greenwall Australia, Jungle Horticulture, Van Balen Horticultural, Neutrog, Green Living, Horticultural Training.

To see full details about awards go to AIH Awards 2014

 

2013 Awards – Friday 25 October 2013
Award of Merit – Phillip Johnson
Fellow citation – Kim Morris FAIH, Peter Thyer FAIH
BBM Sir John Pagan Horticulture Award – Catherine Grace
AIH Student of the Year Award – Kerri Lennox
Life Membership – Harry Crane FAIH
Silver Gum Award – Kim Morris
Golden Wattle Award – Wes Fleming

2013 Awards sponsored by Agrifoodskills Australia, Fitzpatrick & Company Insurance, AIMS Pty Ltd, Horticulture Training Pty Ltd, Greenworld, PlantUp, Australian Landscape Conference, Nutri-Tech Solutions, Earthlife.

To see full details about awards go to AIH Awards 2013

2012 Awards – Saturday 10 November 2012
Award of Merit – Ashley Walmsley
Fellow citation – Tom Lantry
Sir John Pagan Horticulture Award – BBM Youth Movement – Tristan Krepp
AIH Student of the Year Award – Pam Bellinger
AIH Horticulturist of the Year – Mark Paul
Golden Wattle Award – Judy Horton

2012 event sponsored by Agrifoodskills Australia, Fitzpatrick & Company Insurance, AIMS Pty Ltd, Horticulture Training Pty Ltd, Garden City Design Co, Greenworld, Azarel Horticulture.

2011 Awards – Saturday 12 November 2011
Student of the Year Award – Marian Radacker
Australian Horticulturist of the Year – Arno King
Award of Merit – Paul Plant
Fellow citation – Paul Scholtens FAIH, Vicki Still FAIH
Golden Wattle Award – Colin Campbell OAM FAIH

2011 event sponsored by Agrifoodskills Australia, Fitzpatrick & Company Insurance, AIMS Pty Ltd, Horticulture Training Pty Ltd, Australian Horticulture Magazine, Azarel Horticulture.

2010 Awards
The first Golden Wattle Trophy was awarded to Don Burke in 2010.Student of the Year Award – Tim
Certificate of Excellence – Graham Parks
AIH Horticulturist of the Year –
Fellow citation – Elizabeth Smith FAIH, Andrew Price FAIH, John Mason FAIH
Golden Wattle Award – Don Burke OAM FAIH

2011 event sponsored by Agrifoodskills Australia, Fitzpatrick & Company Insurance, AIMS Pty Ltd, Horticulture Training Pty Ltd, Australian Horticulture Magazine, Florilegium, Felco.

 

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