Membership

Australian horticulturists like you join the Institute to be part of a community with the top horticulturists in Australia and the region. Our members enjoy referral and business development opportunities that are found nowhere else, and support each other in advancing their businesses and the industry.

Be part of Australia's passionate horticultural community!

Our Member Network is Special

No matter where you are in your horticultural career, whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned expert professional, you will always be welcome in our community. We’re all better off together.

We accept major credit cards or you can request a tax invoice on your application. If you require assistance please email members@aih.org.au. Memberships are valid from July 1 – June 30. Pricing includes GST.

Exclusive Member Benefits

Networking

Connect with others in the horticultural industry.

Credibility

Gain the trust of your clients aligning with a recognised and trusted brand.

Concessions

Concessional rates for member insurances from Public Liability, P&I to Tools, Vehicles, Homes and others.

Members' Directory

Use your members’ listing in our Directory to find work and media opportunities with support by AIH and its community.

AIH Events & Awards

Access to AIH functions and events at member concession rates and privileges.

Representation

Representation of individual and collective members interests to government and regulatory authorities.

Choose a membership level that's right for you!

Friends of Horticulture

$77

Per calendar year (Inc. GST)
Open to all plant enthusiasts!

Our Friends Of Horticulture membership recognises the passion and enthusiasm for plants and horticulture across Australia.

We’ve created this new membership that is open to everyone and carries no specific requirements for qualifications, credentials or experience.

Access to AIH Hort Insights Publication & AIH E Newsletters

Invitations to exclusive AIH professional development webinars, workshops and AIH events

Ideal for everyone from starter to expert

Horticulturist

$330

Per calendar year (Inc. GST)
For qualified horticulturists

Horticulturist membership offers the ideal all-round options for professional horticultural recognition.

Horticulturist members are recognised by the post-nominal MAIH after their name.

Pricing is pro-rated throughout the year and you can choose to pay annually or monthly ($27.50 per month).

Minimum Cert III or equivalent experience

For professional horticulturists

Use ‘MAIH’ after your name

Registered Horticulturist

$440

Per calendar year (Inc. GST)

+ $220 once-only upgrade fee. (Incl GST)

Open to all plant enthusiasts!

Registered Horticulturists are among the top professionals in the field. Their skills, experience and reputation is highly-regarded.

Registered Horticulturists complete points through our CPD program by attending events, gaining training or other forms of skills development.

Pricing is pro-rated throughout the year and you can choose to pay annually or monthly ($37.00 per month).

Qualified and experienced professionals

Insurance concessions

Use ‘MAIH RH’ after your name

Corporate Sponsors

$550 to $20K

Per year (Inc. GST)

Showcase your organisation’s professionalism

A unique opportunity for enterprises engaged in horticultural business activities and education to join AIH.

Enhance your company profile

Increase your company’s visibility

Align with a trusted brand

Retired Members

$77

Per calendar year (Inc. GST)
For AIH members after retirement

Long-term AIH members that have held memberships with the AIH for ten or more years can apply to maintain their professional standing and use of the MAIH, MAIH RH or FAIH RH post-nominals after retirement.

This category is available on application to the National Council.

Available to AIH members only on application

Friends of the AIH Business Member

$50

Per year (Inc. GST)

AIH Suppliers Directory

Access to AIH Hort Insights Publication & AIH E Newsletters

Invitations to exclusive AIH professional development webinars, workshops and AIH events

TAFE Members

Free

Per calendar year (Inc. GST)
For current TAFE Students

Our TAFE Membership recognises the passion and enthusiasm for plants and horticulture across Australia.

We’ve created this new membership that is open to current TAFE Students and carries no specific requirements for qualifications, credentials or experience.

Access to AIH Hort Insights Publication & AIH E Newsletters

Invitations to exclusive AIH professional development webinars, workshops and AIH events

Ideal for everyone from starter to expert

Frequently Asked Questions

Individual Member Benefits

Member Representation

Representation of individual and collective members interests to government and regulatory authorities.

Concessional Rates at AIH Workshops & Seminars

Concessional rates for attendance at all AIH Workshop and Seminars.

Regular Newsletters & Notifications

Regular newsletters and notifications of regional and national matters.

Inclusion on the AIH Website

Inclusion in various pages of the AIH web site.

AIH RH Accreditation Program

Entry to the AIH Registered Horticulturist professional accreditation program.

Concessional Membership Rates For Students

Student Members receive concessional rates of membership to assist in their formative horticulture years of study.

Concessional Membership Rates For Graduate Singapore Members

Graduate members of the Singapore Certified Practising Horticulturists professional development program receive concessional membership of AIH on enrolment and confirmation on graduation.

Reciprocal Arrangements For Visiting Singapore Members

Reciprocal arrangements and privileges for visiting AIH Singapore members to Australia in all AIH national and regional events, functions and professional workshops.

AIH Fellowship & the Golden Wattle Award*

*Conferring the highest awards of AIH Fellowship and the Golden Wattle award for our industry heroes.

AIH Award of Excellence & Award of Merit*

*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.

Trade & Work Referrals

Trade and work referrals from public and industry enquiries via the AIH national and regional council officers and service providers.

Access to AIH Functions & Events

Access to AIH functions and events at member concession rates and privileges.

Members Only Access On AIH Website

Members only access area on the AIH web site.

Advice on Training & Assessment

Company members of Agrifood Skills Australia, providing expertise and advice on training and assessment for industry professionals.

Concessional Rates on Member Insurances

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.

*Inclusion in the (CUGE) Speaker Program

AIH Members visiting Singapore *may be included in the Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology (CUGE) Professional Speaker Program.

International AIH Membership

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.

Horticulturist of the Year*

*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.

AIH Membership Long Service Award*

*Acknowledgement for 15 or more years AIH membership with the ‘AIH Membership Long Service Award’

Corporate Member Benefits

One Principal Membership & One Staff Membership

One (1) membership for the principal or their representative and one (1) additional staff member who meets the criteria for membership.

Organisation Listing On AIH Website
One Feature In Greenworld Magazine

One (1) annual feature in Greenworld Magazine.

Discontinued Student Memberships For RTOs

If you are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) your students will receive a discounted student membership.

One Registered Horticulturist Membership

One (1) Registered Horticulturist membership for either one of the people who meet the membership criteria. This person will be required to meet the requirements for ongoing registration.

Logo & Contact On AIH Website

Logo and contact details on our dedicated Sponsors web page and other selected website pages.

Organisation Feature On Posters at Industry Expos

Option to have your organisation featured on posters in AIH booths at industry expos.

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