Our Vision and Mission

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) leads a dynamic and respected profession: creating great places to support healthy communities and a sustainable planet.

Our values shape everything we do from the ground up.

AILA Climate Positive Design valueAILA Connection to Country valueAILA Gender Equity value

2021 Victoria Landscape Architecture Award for Cultural Heritage | Wunggurrwil Dhurrung | REALMstudios with Paul Thompson, E2Design Lab, Vicki Couzens, Gresley Abas, Greg Burgess and Philip Chun | Wadawurrung | Photo: Rory Gardiner

Together we’re stronger

Every member adds to our community. Together, we’re using our collective power to shape change - not just in Australia, but around the world.

Feel-great spaces. Healthy communities. A sustainable planet. As the Australian peak body for Landscape Architecture, we support our members in working towards these goals every day.


Become a member

Join the largest community of landscape architects in Australia.

Our members benefit from professional development, recognition, and access to a community of likeminded experts who come together to share knowledge, ideas and action.


2019 National Award of Excellence | 2019 SA Land scape Architecture Award for Gardens | Jones Residence | Practice: TCL | Karuna | Photo: Jones

Australian Institute of Landscape Architects 2019 National Award of Excellence for Urban Design

2019 National Award of Excellence for Urban Design | James Cook University, Verandah Walk | Practice: Wilson Architects | Gugu-Badhun

Learning never stops

Keep up to date with valuable knowledge as you build your expertise and career.

Our educational resources help to keep landscape professionals equipped and inspired to design solutions for a fast-evolving world.

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Speaking up for Landscape Architecture.

Our advocacy aims to create a policy environment that enables Landscape Architecture to positively contribute. This means working to keep feel-great places, healthy communities and a more sustainable planet on the agenda – always.


2016 National Award of Excellence for Civic | 2015 QLD Award of Excellence for Civic | Lady Cilento Children's Hospital | Landscape Architect: Conrad Gargett | Turrbal | Photo: Kylie Harber


2019 Tas Award Of Excellence for Small Projects | The Lily Pads | Practice: Inspiring Place | South East Nation | Photo: Matt Osbourne


Recognising the work of individuals who inspire all of us.

Whenever we see outstanding work, we celebrate and promote the individuals behind it as another example of our industry’s power to bring about positive change.


Our Values

Our values shape what we do from the ground up.

Climate Positive Design • Connection to Country • Gender Equity

We adapt with our planet. AILA is committed to supporting our members achieve Climate Positive Design. We create an inclusive and knowledge-diverse profession by encouraging a cultural awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. We lead to bring about the profession we want to see – one that is as inclusive, diverse, and equitable as it can possibly be.


2018 National Award Of Excellence for International | Temaiku Land and Urban Planning | Practice: Jacobs | Kiribati | Photo: Temaiku Ai3D

National Corporate Partners

AILA's Corporate Partner community delivers incredible valuable for AILA members, the profession and Australia's leading product suppliers.

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