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 Find a 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...)
Outdoor Design Source
All LDI members 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.
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.
Get member discounts to some services and key industry events such as the Australian Landscape Conference.
Legal Advice - Levy & W
Levy & W. offer LDI members a complimentary phone consultation and exclusive LDI rates for the preparation of professional legal documents for their business.
They will also provide ongoing assistance through content in our newsletters and various incentives such as live streams, Q&A’s and other informative material.
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.
The document is currently being updated.
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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