Our commitment to members


We enhance the capacity of communities, organisations and individuals to support people to experience full and meaningful lives through engagement in therapeutic horticulture. We welcome members from all walks of life who share our vision and mission


We endorse, support, facilitate and deliver evidence-informed, ethical, horticultural-based activities that impact positively on human health and wellbeing. We provide advocacy, training, recognition and a forum to share knowledge, ideas and action.


We reflect an understanding of human needs and capacity, by supporting practice focused to ease suffering, enhance wellbeing, capacity and outcomes.


We operate in a transparent manner, practicing good governance, responsible financial management and progressive sector development.

Caring cultivation

We promote the benefits for human health and wellbeing through the cultivation of plants, and support positive impacts from horticulture on the health of the planet.

join / renew now!

Select the membership type that is appropriate for you and join now. Full and Student applications will be reviewed by the membership committee. A membership certificate will be sent to you when approved. THA membership is for 12 months and auto-renews annually until you cancel. Contact us for further information.

Full Membership




To qualify for full membership applicants are required to complete an online THA membership application form and provide evidence that meets one of the criteria.

To be eligible for full membership you must meet one of the following criteria. You will be asked to upload supporting evidence as part of the application.

Level A: Dual Qualifications* held in Horticulture and Allied Health/Social Services (*minimum AQF level 3)

Level B: A Qualification* held in either Horticulture OR Allied Health/Social services PLUS evidence of 120 hours of validated therapeutic horticulture work experience (*minimum AQF level 3)

Level C: Therapeutic Horticulture experience supported by 400 hours of validated evidence

Associate Membership




To qualify for associate membership applicants are required to complete an online THA membership application form at checkout.

Student Membership




Students must be enrolled in a course relevant to therapeutic horticulture and complete an online THA Student Membership application form at checkout.

Our value proposition

Network with peers at a wide variety of functions

Gain support and offer support to other members in current issues in their business

Vote in THA elections and/or hold office 

Member Directory Listing

News and updates

Facebook site – (also open to the broader community)

Regional workshops and short courses – face to face

On-line short courses/information pages/recorded tutorials


Researchers have the opportunity to contribute abstracts, projects,  case studies and research material to our forthcoming research portal.

Practitioners have access to research and evaluation tools and calls for participants from our research community. 

Access to online resources and news including marketing and research materials, job postings, and more.

Discounted registration fees for THA Annual Therapeutic Landscape Conference and networking event

Exclusive event discounts

The key benefit of all THA membership is the importance of being part of a national body that validates and promotes the therapeutic horticulture field and the work of its members, thereby raising its profile and importance

Foundational sponsors

Conference sponsor