Why join?

Do what you couldn’t do alone. 

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.

Read on to see which category to join.

Member benefits guide

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


Membership categories

Registered Landscape Architect

Pivotal for those looking to shape the future of Landscape Architecture. Along with professional development, AILA Award entry and AILA appellation, it shows your commitment to the highest level of professionalism.


Kickstart your career with AILA FRESH. Our program empowers students and university graduates to find their feet and get a running start in the industry before they graduate.


Kickstart your career with AILA FRESH. Our program empowers students and university graduates to find their feet and get a running start in the industry before they graduate.


Allied professions such as architecture, engineering, environmental science, horticulture and landscape design are welcome, too. Tap into our industry insight, make new connections, and automatically gain membership to the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA).

Registered Landscape Architect (Retired)

Still passionate about the profession? Keep participating at no cost. We invite membership from landscape architects who’ve previously been registered for at least five years. Conditions apply though - see the application form at 'apply now'.  


Our highest membership distinction

Fellowship membership is an honour that recognises your distinguished service to the profession.


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Become a member

Add your voice to a network of over 3,000 landscape professionals as you grow your career and reputation  – and help us shape change.


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.


Advocate for Landscape Architecture

Shape the future of AILA and the profession in Australia. As a Registered Landscape Architect, you’re able to apply to State and National Committees, State executive, and AILA Board appointments. 


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

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 membership

Keep growing your expertise, network and business. Continue connecting with Australia’s largest community of landscape architects. Stay on the front foot when it comes to sustainability.


Like to re-join?

Good to have you back. Enjoy these great member benefits once again:

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


When life happens

There may be times you’d like to pause your membership - if you’re studying, have become a new parent, or are going through a period of no paid employment, say. In situations like these, it’s easy to apply for membership leave. Apply for leave

Contact us

General enquiries: [email protected]

Phone: +61 (02) 6198 3268 

Membership Policy in our Governance and Policy