Join LDI, and grow your practice to the next level...
If you want to grow as a professional, joining the Landscape Design Institute is the best investment to make for your career and business.
As a LDI member you can:
build a strong network of fellow professionals, both locally and across Australia
stay ahead, with continual education in the latest landscaping techniques and best business practice
access a range of products & services from our sponsors
promote your business through our online directory, magazine, events and awards program
meet with other landscape designers, suppliers, contractors and potential customers at seminars and local get-togethers
protect your business with tailored, affordable professional indemnity and public liability insurance
LDI opens the door to new business
Many local councils & statutory authorities see membership of LDI as a quality credential, making you eligible to submit landscape plans with Development Applications. It also reassures private homeowners and commercial property owners that they will receive a quality service.
LDI promotes the importance of our profession
We actively promote the benefits of using professional landscape designers through our involvement in magazine editorials, garden judging and shows. LDI's National Landscape Design competition showcases members' work and is an excellent opportunity for media recognition.
Benefits & privileges
LDI members can enjoy all the benefits and privileges featured below:
Professional and Registered members can elect to have their contact details published in our unique Landscape Designer directory
LDI's executive represents your interests within the industry and across all levels of Government through lobbying & advocacy.
Midland Insurance Brokers have specifically designed a suite of products tailored for the landscape design industry. This includes but is not limited to, insurance cover for Public Liability, Professional Indemnity, Motor, Equipment, Builders Warranty, Construction and Management Liability.
Over the years they have developed a range of policies catering for our designers' needs, including offering members' policy discounts.
They know our industry - let Midland design your insurance program! For further information, contact them on 1300 136 055 or visit https://midlandinsurance.com.au/
LDI's very own comprehensive designer publication sent free to all members, and via subscription to non-members (read more...)
Magazines & Publications
Our members' gardens are frequently showcased in all the leading national landscape design publications of Universal Magazines.
LAA Magazine: Landscape Architecture Australia
Receive a discount on your subscription to LAA through LDI's association with Archmedia.
Outdoor Design Source
All LDI members can receive a free copy of this essential directory and resource. Professional and Registered members can have their contact details published on the LDI Designer listing in the directory.
Get member discounts to key industry events such as the Australian Landscape Conference.
Outdoor Designer Store
LDI members have access to this premier platform for furnishing their projects.
Access our comprehensive environmental policy to assist with your proposals and tenders. It promotes the importance of environmental management and the substantial impact landscape designers have locally on global ecological sustainability.
Recognition by Local Authorities
LDI Members receive automatic recognition in many Local Government Areas, and many councils currently accept submissions prepared by our professional members.
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