Nursery and Garden Industry Victoria

Founded in 1903, Nursery and Garden Industry Victoria (NGIV), is the peak industry body for the state’s horticultural sector.  

NGIV represents the interests of the Victorian horticulture industry. It is a sector worth over $1.6 billion that employs more than 11 000 people and engages with over 3000 stakeholders, ranging from small family-based operations to multinational organisations. Read more...


Industry Partners

At NGIV we see our partnerships as an extension of ourselves. Our partners lead the way in delivering excellence; executing plans and delivering projects that permeate and benefit the entire industry.

As an association, we would not be able to provide the level of service and member benefits that we currently do without their generous support and ongoing commitment. 

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Latest News

  • Spring has sprung, but not as we know it

    02 September 2020

    After experiencing a pandemic driven boom in gardening from April, many growers have already sold what would have been their spring stock to keep up with demand. A shortage of stock this spring is something that has been popping up on the ‘growers gr Read more ...

  • Workplace Directions

    07 August 2020

    Employers for Permitted Work Premises are only permitted to have employees on-site if the employer and employee comply with the Workplace Directions. The directions came into force at 11:59pm on 5 August 2020 and are designed to limit the number of V Read more ...

  • Landscaping update

    06 August 2020

    Our colleagues at Landscaping Victoria have provided an update on how Stage 4 restrictions are impacting the landscaping industry. Read their full update to understand how landscaping has been impacted and the precise details of what is currently Read more ...

  • Stage 4 restrictions for retail nurseries and garden centres

    04 August 2020

    The introduction of Stage 4 restrictions will have a significant impact on garden centres and retail nurseries in Metropolitan Melbourne. From Thursday plant retailers will only be permitted to operate contactless ‘click and collect’ and delivery ser Read more ...