Benefits Of Being An AIH Member

Membership is valuable! As a member of the Institute you immediately have access to the most diverse network of professional horticulturists in Australia.

Members can expect:

  • Access to AIH functions and events at member concession rates and privileges.
  • Representation of individual and collective members interests to government and regulatory authorities.
  • Company members of Agrifoodskills Australia, providing expertise and advice on training and assessment for industry professionals.
  • Concessional rates negotiated by AIH with Fitzpatrick and Co Insurance Brokers for member insurances ranging from Public Liability, P&I to Tools, Vehicles, Homes and other insurance requirements.
  • Member access to this AIH web site.
  • Work and professional services of members included in the AIH Web site data base for searching by web visitors.
  • Trade and work referrals from public and industry enquiries via the AIH national and regional council officers and service providers.
  • Regular newsletters and notifications of regional and national matters.
  • Inclusion in various pages of the AIH web site.
  • Concessional rates for attendance at all AIH Workshop and Seminars.
  • Entry to the AIH Registered Horticulturist professional accreditation program.
  • Student Members receive concessional rates of membership to assist in their formative horticulture years of study.
  • Graduate members of the Singapore Certified Practising Horticulturists professional development program receive concessional membership of AIH on enrolment and confirmation on graduation.
  • Professional horticulturists in a number of international locations including Singapore, Hong Kong, UK, USA and Pacific Islands are allowed AIH Membership according to the AIH requirements.
  • AIH Members visiting Singapore may be included in the Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology (CUGE) Professional Speaker Program.
  • Reciprocal arrangements and privileges for visiting AIH Singapore members to Australia in all AIH national and regional events, functions and professional workshops.
  • Opportunity to be acknowledged in the AIH peer program of ‘Horticulturist of the Year’ in AIH regions and as a finalist in the prestigious AIH ‘Australian Horticulturist of the Year’ Award.
  • Conferring the highest awards of AIH Fellowship and the Golden Wattle award for our industry heroes.
  • Acknowledgement for 15 or more years AIH membership with the ‘AIH Membership Long Service Award’
  • Acknowledgement and recognition by the AIH Award of Excellence’ for services to industry and the Award of Merit for recognition of a horticultural product or service.

Which type of membership is right for you?

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Full Member

Full membership is perfect for professionals and vendors. Receive discounts on events and store products as well as special networking and exhibit opportunities.

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Registered Horticulturist Membership

Members enjoy many benefits including professional networking opportunities, our monthly industry magazine, discounts on events and in the shop and up-to-date information on industry news.

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Student Membership

Deeply-discounted student membership is offered to anyone currently attending a two- and four-year institutions offer mentoring, internships and student SIGS for pre-professionals.

Interested in organization membership?

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Join the largest network of organizations in the industry! Our advocacy programs give you the opportunity to raise matters of local, regional and national concern with governmental and regulatory bodies.