Media Release: Australian Institute of Horticulture & Therapeutic Horticulture Australia

14 September 2018

The Australian Therapeutic Landscapes Conference (THA) 2018 will be held on 26th October on the Gold Coast with optional workshops running on Thursday 25th October.

On the evening of Saturday 27th October, members, horticulturists, dignitaries and Award winners will attend the Australian Institute of Horticulture’s 58th Annual Awards Night. This will be held on the Gold Coast and full details and booking information can be found on the AIH website.

Wayne Van Balen, President of the Australian Institute of Horticulture said “our members are looking forward to being involved with and attending the THA Conference. This will be followed on the 27th October (Saturday night) by our annual awards night where we will be welcoming attendees from both organisations as well as other horticulturist dignitaries and award nominees and winners. We are also excited about a joint bus tour of professional horticultural interest during Saturday, commencing at 8:30am”.  Get garden bus tour details>

Former Governor General, The Honorable Michael Jeffrey AC, CVO, MC and Mrs Marlena Jeffrey will be honoured at the Awards Night for dedication to improving Australian soil health.

Mr Steven Wells, President of Therapeutic Horticulture Australia said: “we are really looking forward to our THA conference and workshops and to be working in association with the Australian Institute of Horticulture to promote each of our fantastic events. This opportunity provides a valuable chance to connect and network with other horticulturists to further strengthen the field of horticulture and its many ways of benefiting individuals and communities”.

Yours sincerely

Wayne Van Balen MAIH
Registered Horticulturist No. 0027
President

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