Award applications open now

Applications are now open for the Young Horticulture Leader of the Year Award and the Horticulture Student of the Year Award and close on the 28th May 2021.

The Horticulture Student of the Year Award  is presented to a student of any age who is currently enrolled and studying for an apprenticeship or training course within the horticulture sector that leads to a nationally recognised qualification.

The Young Horticulture Leader of the Year Award  recognises Victoria’s up-and-coming horticultural talent. This person may only just be starting out in their career, but have displayed the capability, commitment, and vision, to become a future leader.

If you are eligible, or you know someone in the industry that is, be sure to apply. Applications can be sent as a Word document to

Join the Nursery and Garden Industry of Victoria for our 116th Annual Gala Dinner celebration at the prestigious Park Hyatt Hotel in Melbourne. The dinner is an opportunity to acknowledge the support of our industry partners and present our industry awards.

When: 7:00pm - 11:00pm, Saturday 26 June
Where: Park Hyatt Hotel, 1 Melbourne Place, Melbourne