Graduate membership

Accelerate your career. Membership available to recent graduates of landscape architecture. Applications are invited from graduates who have completed a landscape architecture university qualification in the past four years.


Become part of the landscape architecture community

Find out more: Fees | Eligibility | Application process | Key dates | Important documentation 

Member benefits

AILA is the only organisation that brings you together in a national community of landscape architects to lead and shape your profession and the development of sustainable places.

Our member benefits guide showcases the value of membership across areas of continuing education, awards programs, networking, industry news, and more.


Learn & Grow

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Resources

Members can access CPD programs and resource centre support as a Landscape Architect professional, to maintain, improve, and broaden competencies and expertise. Join as a Graduate now.


As a Graduate AILA FRESH supports and develops you as a recent graduate in the transition from university to finding your professional feet.

FRESH is run by students and graduates, for students and graduates. Join your peers and prospective employers at events today. You don’t want to miss this.


Access AILA Jobs Board

Over 250+ employers looking for the right candidate

Your perfect opportunity awaits. Be sure to check out AILA's Jobs Board which has provided AILA members with greater functionality and capability to post a job, search for a job and administer the recruitment process. Join as a Graduate now.


Unsure which membership is right for you?

Speak to our membership experts today +61 (02) 6198 3268.

We can help you find the right membership and application pathway.


Renew your inactive membership

Welcome back! Expand your network, grow your business, improve your expertise. Membership will connect you with the largest national community of landscape architects, and empowers you to lead and shape your profession in the development of sustainable places.


Want to re-join?

Former AILA members are encouraged to re-join and be part of the vibrant profession. Membership provides:

  • National and State award entry
  • CPD, support and resources
  • automatic membership to IFLA
  • ‘AILA’ appellation, and more

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Need to apply for leave?

Registered or graduate members of AILA who wish to apply for Leave from their AILA Membership are eligible to apply. Leave may be granted from the full membership for home duties, maternity or paternity leave, study leave, periods of no paid employment or other similar circumstances. Download application form.

Contact us

General enquiries: [email protected]

Phone: +61 (02) 6198 3268

Membership policy

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Graduate year 1

Your first year after graduating


Graduate year 2

Your second year after graduating


Graduate year 3

Your third year after graduating


Graduate year 4

Your fourth year after graduating


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Payment will be due upon acceptance of application

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Eligibility - Who can apply?

Applications are invited from graduates who have completed a landscape architecture university qualification in the past four years.

  • If you have more than two year’s professional experience you can apply to be aRegistered Landscape Architect.
  • If you graduated more than four years ago but do not yet qualify for Registered Landscape Architect Membership, you can apply to be a MEMBER applications are accepted year-round.

Application process & timeline

Applications are open year-round. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Key application dates

Applications are open year-round. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Membership policy

Visit our policy page for the Membership Policy


Important Documentation & Guides

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Other membership categories

Registered Landscape Architect

Pivotal for landscape architects in leading and shaping the LA profession. There are many benefits to RLA membership, including: continuing professional development, AILA Landscape Architecture Awards program, AILA appellation, and more. AILA designation shows your clients, employers, and peers that you are committed to the highest level of professionalism.


Suitable for Landscape architects, academics and government landscape architects who are practicing landscape architecture and are actively practicing in the profession with five or more years’ experience. Enhance your career with CPD, resources, connections, advocacy and so much more.


Student members of AILA have access to a range of benefits, including AILA FRESH. AILA FRESH supports and develops high school and University students in the growth to finding their professional feet. It empowers you with a running start in the profession.


Suitable for allied professional disciplines of landscape architecture such as architecture, engineering, environmental science, horticulture or landscape designers. Gan access to AILA’s community through networking and events, industry insight, engagement, and automatic membership to International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA).

Registered Landscape Architect (Retired)

Continue your contribution to the profession – for no cost. Retired membership is welcomed from landscape architects who have been previously registered for at last five years. Conditions apply.