The membership category of Fellowship is an honour that AILA may bestow upon registered members of AILA, and is made in recognition of distinguished service to AILA and/or the profession in Australia. You can search a list of Fellows here .

The criteria for fellowship are: 

a. Distinguished service to AILA and/or 
b. Distinguished service to the profession of landscape architecture in Australia at either/or both a national and state level.

Nomination procedure

  1. The AILA National Board, through its National Honours Committee will call for nominations once a year. 
  2. The initial nomination of the Registered Member is to be undertaken confidentially, without the knowledge of the member. 
  3. The AILA Fellow Nomination Form is to be completed by two registered members acting as Proposer and Seconder. 
  4. A 'Citation' is to be completed by the Proposer and Seconder, and is to accompany the completed AILA Fellow Nomination Form (see following information).
  5. The completed nomination form and citation, along with a CV (if possible) are to be presented confidentially to the relevant State Executive, for the purposes of verifying the information, providing any additional supporting information, and supporting the nomination. 
  6. After the State Executive has endorsed the nomination, the completed nomination form and citation, along with a CV (if possible) are to be forwarded via email through to office ([email protected]).  
  7. The AILA National Honours Committee will evaluate the nomination at their next available scheduled meeting, and make recommendations to the AILA National Board for their endorsement or otherwise.  


2021 timeline – nominations open until end of February 2021.

The intention is for nominations to be considered by the National Honours Committee and the AILA National Board once a year, to allow co-ordinated assessment, publicity, and conferment ceremonies.  


Open call for fellowship nominations in November


Completed nominations to be received by State Chapters for endorsement


National Honours Committee to review entrants and provide recommendations to the AILA Board for final endorsement or otherwise


AILA Board to make final endorsements


Announcement/presentation of Fellowship recipients by State Chapters


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Download the Guidelines for preparing a Fellowship nomination  
Download the Fellowship nomination form
Download the AILA Membership Policy - Fellow Inclusion