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 

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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. 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 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?

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

Download the application form

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

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General enquiries: [email protected]

Phone: +61 (02) 6198 3268 

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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


All prices are inclusive of GST
Payment will be due upon acceptance of application
*Monthly Instalments: Members who apply to pay their membership via monthly instalments will incur a 10% administration charge, in addition to their annual membership fee.

More information

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 a Registered 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

Coming soon

Other 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.


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).


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.

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'.  

AILA Memberscape for Members

Your online AILA member-exclusive community is available to share and gather knowledge with Landscape Architects and industry professionals.