Be part of Australia's passionate horticultural community!

Australian horticulturists like you join the Institute to be part of a community with the top horticulturists in Australia and the region. Our members enjoy referral and business development opportunities that are found nowhere else, and support each other in advancing their businesses and the industry.

Our Member network is special

No matter where you are in your horticultural career, whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned expert professional, you will always be welcome in our community. We’re all better off together.

We accept major credit cards  or you can request a tax invoice on your application. If you require assistance please email are valid from July 1 – June 30. 

Choose a membership level that's right for you:

Friends Of Horticulture

Open to all plant enthusiasts!
$ 77 per calendar year
  • No specific credentials required
  • Open to everyone that loves plants
  • Ideal for everyone from starter to expert


For qualified horticulturists
$ 330
per calendar year
  • Minimum Cert III or equivalent experience
  • For professional horticulturists
  • Use 'MAIH' after your name
Registered Horticulturist
Top horticultural professionals
$ 440
per calendar year +
$220 once-only upgrade fee
  • Qualified and experienced professionals
  • Insurance concessions
  • Use 'MAIH RH' after your name

Retired Members

For AIH members after retirement only
$ 77 per calendar year
  • Available to AIH members only on application

Corporate Sponsors

Showcase your organisation's professionalism
$ 1210 per year
  • Enhance your company profile.
  • Increase your company's visibility.
  • Align with a trusted brand.

Exclusive Member Benefits


Connect with others in the horticultural industry.


Gain the trust of your clients aligning with a recognised and trusted brand.

Concessions on Insurances

Concessional rates for member insurances from Public Liability, P&I to Tools, Vehicles, Homes and others.

Members' Directory

Use your members’ listing in our Directory to find work and media opportunities with support by AIH and its community.

AIH Events & Awards

Access to AIH functions and events at member concession rates and privileges.


Representation of individual and collective members interests to government and regulatory authorities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Every member receives eligibility to attend events and webinars at member prices and receive our magazine HortInsights every two months as well as our regular email updates.

Our Horticulturist members are eligible to be listed in our Members’ Directory, receive HortInsights and email updates, and use the post-nominal MAIH on all business materials.

Our Registered Horticulturists are eligible to be listed in our Members’ Directory, receive HortInsights and email updates, and use the post-nominal MAIH Registered Horticulturist (RH) with a designated RH number on all business materials.

All members are eligible to apply for our awards each year.

When you apply you will be given a prorated price depending on the time of the year you apply.

We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express. You can also pay by tax invoice for joining and renewals.

Please request a tax invoice and you will be able to pay into our bank account.

Our online systems use the enterprise-grade Stripe payment system which is heavily-encrypted. 

We protect your data at all times wand make only selected parts available with consent on our Members’ Directory. We will ask you when there are opportunities to receive external public profiles in industry or trade media.

We have recently consolidated the offering we make to horticulturists in Australia and the following categories of membership are no longer available:

  • Student Membership (previously free for twelve months)
  • Graduate Membership
  • Associate Membership
  • Overseas and Singapore Memberships

These changes are explained in further detail here.

Already a member?

Please login to your account, then choose ‘My Dashboard’ from the main menu to renew your current membership. If you wish to change your subscription, please email or call us on (02) 8001 6198.