Frequently Asked Questions

The Australian Institute of Horticulture (AIH) celebrated its 60th year in 2020. The Institute was formed in Canberra (Australian Capital Territory) in 1953 and became an incorporated entity in 1960.

General

  • An integrated approach to on-line news for all members.
  • Online profile building on AIH Website to promote members.
  • Apply for AIH awards.
  • National Public Liability Insurance for all paid up AIH members at AIH events.
  • Access to social media, e-News letters and industry information with latest plant, product and industry information.
  • Keep up to date with AIH and other industry events and book online through our new event management program.
  • Be part of an Institute that has a wide national voice for all of the horticulture industry.
  • Professional levels – Horticulturist, Registered Horticulturist, Graduate and Corporate
  • Retired
  • Educational – student and teacher
  • Friends of Horticulture
  • IH membership
  • Free AIH activities, news and social media.
  • Access to AIH member-only awards
  • On-line membership application only.
  • Complete all the required details in the application.
  • Pay on-line only- cash, direct transfers and cheques are not accepted.
  • There is an option for auto-renewal as well as annual on-line payment options.
  • On completion a payment confirmation receipt will be emailed to you.
  • Membership is held in the ‘Pending membership’ folder.
  • Notice and application details is sent to the AIH Management committee for approval.
  • Formal notification of the status of your membership will be forwarded to you.
  • If approved ,and where applicable, your profile will be made live in the ‘Public Directory’ with the details you ticked during the registration process.
  • If the application is not approved the secretary will inform you and your application fee will be refunded through Stripe.
  • AIH use Stripe to process all on-line finances
  • Click on Stripe for further information. It is considered the most secure payment platform and used by a number of very large corporate bodies.
  • AIH do not keep your financial details – this is managed through Stripe.
  • July 1st each year
  • First Notice will be sent June 1st for the following financial year membership.
  • Then at set periods until 93 days after due date
  • After July 1st members’ names will be archived and not listed on the members directory until payment is received for the current financial year membership.
  • Members whose subscription is not received by October 1st will be non-financial and members will need to rejoin
  • What if it is different? You may have changed your email address and not notified us.
  • Please send an email to members@aih.org.au to change the email address.