Membership with the Master Landscapers of SA is open to any person or entity engaged in the Landscape Industry (Landscape Designers, Commercial & Residential Landscape Contractors, Garden Maintenance Contractors, Landscape Industry Suppliers and Educators).

We provide professional development and skills enhancement to ensure you have the knowledge and information to always display the best practice demanded of a verified Master Landscaper, and membership connects your business to the strength and integrity that the MLSA has earned over many years of supporting the Landscaping industry.


Why Become An MLSA Member?

You’ll be Supported by the Industry Body

We offer advice and support regarding licensing, insurance, dispute resolution, legislative changes, education, training and much more. In fact, MLSA members are entitled to free or discounted licensing, legal, insurance and financial support thanks to our Sponsors from the professional services sector who have an in-depth understanding of the landscape industry.

We Advocate for You

The MLSA actively lobbies the government for improvements in the landscaping industry. From licensing changes to skills recognition, we are fighting to improve the landscaping sector for the benefit of our members and associated suppliers. In becoming a MLSA member, you are supporting the industry that supports you and your family.

Professional Development is Important to Us

Our sponsors and affiliated associations enable us to host educational workshops on fundamental practical skills relevant to your trade, and professional development such as business management and leadership skills.

These workshops are free or heavily subsidised for MLSA members.

You’ll get Discounts on Landscaping Products

Our members receive exclusive discounts on selected products and services from our sponsors. The MLSA Member Welcome Pack includes several hundred dollars worth of vouchers and merchandise.

You’ll Benefit from Public Awareness

The MLSA continue to educate the public and unlicensed landscapers of their legal responsibilities, and the dangers of operating unlicensed or engaging an unlicensed tradesperson.

We Keep You Informed

MLSA’s fortnightly e-newsletter includes the latest industry news, event invitations and updates to industry regulations that all SA landscape professionals need to be aware of. MLSA’s social media feeds are designed to keep our members informed, up-to-date and inspired.

You can Network with your Peers

You’ll receive invitations to frequent industry and networking events. The MLSA also works in close partnership with other key industry bodies (SPASA, AILA, CCF, HMA and many more).

We Recognise your Skill

The Master Landscapers of SA Awards of Excellence represents the best in skill, craftsmanship and expertise evident within the Landscaping industry of South Australia. Members compete for the privilege of being an MLSA Award of Excellence recipient and promote their best-in-class abilities to the community.

CLICK HERE for a full list of recent winners.


Click Here to Apply Online

Please note:

  • A once off application fee ($110) is payable upon application; except for Student Members
  • All MLSA Members must abide by the MLSA Member Code of Conduct to protect the interests of our membership and to ensure the highest level of professionalism within the landscape industry.
  • Further information on MLSA Membership can be found HERE



We accept memberships at any stage throughout the year.  Membership is valid for twelve months from sign-up.  

For further information, please contact us by phoning 0488 300 922 or emailing [email protected]