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Join the HMA NSW on their day out in the Blue Mountains on Saturday 23 Feb.
The City of Charles Sturt Place Makers grant program is now open.
Place Makers is a grant program to fund projects undertaken in public spaces that contribute to Charles Sturt’s vision for place making, can be easily implemented, and have high impact.
The new national tree stock standard developed to assess the quality of Australian trees will be unveiled at a series of workshops in March this year. The workshops will take place at leading production nurseries in Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane and Darwin.
Taxonomy is the science of plant identification.
For anyone working with plants, this workshop is an opportunity to explore the subject of taxonomy, and irrespective of what your current level of knowledge is.
The EXPO, held at Rosehill Gardens, brings together leading pool and spa suppliers offering expert advice, free seminars and ideas for outdoor living.
AILDM's Round Table meetings are an informal meeting of AILDM members and friends to discuss matters of interest. An enjoyable way to start your day with like-minded people.

Join us on 31 January for our first meeting of 2019.
The Annual General Meeting for AILDM members will be held at The Greens, North Sydney on 11 December 2018. All members are invited to attend the meeting and the celebration which will follow.
Alpine Nurseries have announced that they and the Green family have today agreed terms for the sale of the Alpine business. The sale is expected to be completed before Christmas.
AILDM's QLD end of year event will be held at Branat Designs.
Please join us for our next meeting at Famished on Frazer, 7.30am, 8th November

For two weekends in November see the best display of professionally designed gardens in Victoria!
AILDM will be at the Yarra Valley Plant Fair. Spend a day looking at and learning about the widest range of plants, how to use them, how to grow them and how they fit into our modern gardens at the Yarra Valley Plant Fair, and visit our site to learn about our Association.
A seminar on plant design, common mistakes designers make regarding their plant choices, and the stages of plant growth.
18 October 2018

AILDM is pleased to announce the appointment of Adrian Swain as a Fellow of AILDM.
AILDM's National Landscape Design Award winners were announced at the Cell Block Theatre, National Art School, Sydney, on 8 September 2018
Dr Linda Beaumont will be presenting a 15min overview of Which Plant Where - a five-year research project to find out which current greenspace favourites are unlikely to thrive under the more extreme climates that Australian cities face.
Women in the construction sector are advised that a limited pool of scholarship funding has just been released to participate in a range of leadership development programs commencing later this year.

The grants are allocated with the specific intent of providing powerful and effective opportunities for women throughout the sector.
AILDM has announced the finalists in its 2018 National Landscape Design Awards

AILDM's National Landscape Design Awards presentation evening will be held at the Cell Block Theatre, Sydney on 8 September.

Join us as we celebrate the excellence in landscape design achieved by our members.

Our MC for the evening will be Landscape Architect, writer and TV presenter Brendan Moar.
Book now for the HMA's Fruit Care update on 24 Aug. Plant Biosecurity Office Marin Horwood will be speaking about tomato/potato psyllid and other biosecurity threats. This is a great chance to update your knowledge about all of these critical matters.
Enjoy the best landscape show gardens and floral design Sydney has to offer at the 2nd Annual Rivendell Flower Show, hosted in the unique heritage Thomas Walker Estate over one glorious weekend. Don't miss this unforgettable event perfect for the whole family.
The Redcliffe Garden & Lifestyle Expo is a celebration of gardens, lifestyle and sustainability. AILDM member Eva Porter of Porter Designs will be a presenter at the Expo.

A presentation on selecting timbers, their comparative performance, and maintenance tips.
The City of Charles Sturt Place Makers Grants are now open until the 25th July 2018.

Entries in AILDM's National Landscape Design Awards close on Friday 15 June 2018.
To attain full membership of AILDM you need to submit a portfolio of your best examples of work, following the portfolio guidelines to AILDM. This Q & A session will help guide through the process of preparing a portfolio.
Listen to Andrew Munro, Arno King, Dr Jeannie Sim and Sidonie Carpenter provide their narrative on planting design in a 15 minute “whiz bang” TED style talk, followed by some questions from the audience at this FBBGSA event.
Thank you to all who have registered for this event - it is now full.

Learn how to design to a budget and cost your projects so you can run a successful business.
A not to be missed opportunity for graduates and practising landscape architects and designers with enough experience and reputation to make the move to starting their own business.
SVC-Anston have launched the pocket park design competition. This competition is open to student and graduate landscape architects and designers in Victoria.
AILDM members and friends are invited to the next Queensland Round Table meeting to be held in Bardon on 10 May 2018
The 2018 Landscape Australia Conference: Sharing Local Knowledge for a Global Future will present six exciting design practices from our immediate region – New Zealand, India, South Korea, Thailand, Singapore and China – that are creatively and optimistically tackling the complex challenges of the twenty-first century.
View a documentary on the work of Internationally acclaimed landscape designer Piet Oudolf
AILDM will once again host a Design Clinic at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.
AILDM is hosting a small stand at the Expo where local designers will offer patrons a complimentary landscape design consultation to help get them started on their next project.
Register now for the Australian Landscape Conference to be held in Melbourne 23-27 March 2018.

Show that you are an AILDM member and get a 10% discount on your registration.
AILDM's end of year celebration will be held at 'Produce & Fuel' in Willoughby NSW on 8 December.

Please join us amidst the unique surroundings created by Mike Cass at his studio and shop as we celebrate the year that was and look forward to 2018.
Find out what is required in a portfolio to obtain full membership of AILDM. Have your own portfolio assessed by senior members of AILDM.
Find out from our panel of experts what you need to know when designing a swimming pool.
The late Paul Ramsay's Burradoo home, Yarrawin, will be open to the public for two days on the 21st and 22nd October 2017.
The Landscaping Victoria Boutique Gardens Competition for 2018 is now open for entries!
AILDM Member Michael Cooke has shared his philosophy that gardens don't have to be perfect in his new book 'Disobedient Gardens'. The book showcases five of Michael's superbly designed gardens. The text is accompanied by the beautiful photographs of co-author Brigid Arnott
The life of AILDM's Founding Patron was celebrated at the Maiden Theatre, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney,on Thursday 14 July.
AILDM and its members have had an amazing year of celebrations and achievement in 2015.

This report is an overview of activities and achievements in 2015.
A new book by Angus Stewart with practical, expert advice on using native plants in the home garden.
AILDM has joined the 202020 Vision to have 20% more green space in urban areas by 2020
KIDSAFE NSW Playground Advisory Unit has developed a webinar for ECC on changes to AS4685 playground Equipment and surfacing.
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