Graduate Membership

Accelerate your career. Membership available to recent graduates of landscape architecture.

Boost your knowledge

  • learn from online forums and eNewsletters
  • gain discounts to workshops, seminars and events


  • join AILA FRESH, AILA’s community of emerging landscape architects, for socialising with peers and prospective employers, job hunting tips, skill swaps, sharing resources, inspiration and ideas


  • attend state-based networking and events
  • go international, with automatic membership of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA)
  • engage with allied professions through membership of the Australian Council of Built Environment Design Professionals

Progress your career

  • start your pathway to becoming a Registered Landscape Architect
  • obtain graduate member profile on our website

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 a Registered Landscape Architect. Registered Landscape Architect rounds open 3 times per year.
  • 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 . MEMBER applications are accepted year round.


Tax deductible fees are due at the end of each financial year. On acceptance of the membership application, the fee will be calculated on a pro-rata rate based on the acceptance date. There are four levels of graduate fees available:

  • Year 1 Your first year after graduating $178 inc GST
  • Year 2 Your second year after graduating $238 inc GST
  • Year 3 Your third year after graduating $358 inc GST
  • Year 4 Your fourth year after graduating $477 inc GST

Payment will be due upon acceptance of application.

How to apply

Applications are open year round.

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