Awards 2019

AIH Award Criteria & Nominations

Nominations are now open for the AIH horticultural excellence awards. Every year, the AIH celebrates the best of Australian horticulture through our annual awards. Nominate outstanding projects and recognise the many wonderful achievements of fellow horticulturists.

Nominations must be received by the AIH National Secretary by 5 pm, Friday 17th May 2019.

AUSTRALIAN HORTICULTURIST OF THE YEAR 2019

This is the most significant annual award given by the AIH to an outstanding horticulturist from the AIH member body of the AIH in Australia or overseas. 

AUSTRALIAN HORTICULTURIST STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2019

AIH is committed to supporting the entry and training of students into the profession of horticulture.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE 2019

The award of excellence is awarded by the National Council in recognition of innovative horticultural achievement exclusively for its members. 

AWARD OF MERIT 2019

The award of merit is awarded by the National Council in recognition of innovative horticultural achievement to those who may not be members of the Institute. 

URBAN & REGIONAL GREENSPACE AWARDS 2019

AIH and its members are practitioners of horticulture across a wide range of disciplines, the majority of which are related in most ways to the improvement of healthy living. 

GOLDEN WATTLE AWARD 2019

The Golden Wattle Award is the premier AIH award. It is the AIH acknowledgement of an individual who has excelled in the profession in a range of activities and has brought significant benefit to the profession of horticulture.

SILVER GUM AWARD 2019

The AIH Silver Gum is an award that occupies a senior position in the AIH National Awards structure. It is considered one of Australia’s most significant horticultural awards.