Membership

The Flower Association (originally the Queensland Flower Growers Association) has been actively assisting the cut flower and foliage industry for over 30 years. The association is recognised as the industry’s peak body, proactively addressing common challenges, implementing solutions and representing its members to government, technical agencies and other industry groups.

Join today and have your say

FA welcomes all those working in businesses associated with cut flower and foliage products and services to become a member and have a say in the future of your industry.

Our membership is made up of flower growers, wholesalers, florists, exporters, consultants, equipment suppliers, researchers and educators in every state and territory across Australia (as well as New Zealand and Papua New Guinea).

FA has expanded its services to welcome members from all states, with a vision to encourage open communication right across Australia and to grow a united industry with a strong presence nationally and on the world stage.

Membership benefits

You can access a wide range of benefits and make savings in your business, simply by taking out one affordable FA membership each year. Here is just a snapshot of what your $50 annual membership includes:

The opportunity to get involved in your industry
– Voting rights on motions raised by members on important industry issues
– Opportunities to network with others in the industry via workshops, demonstrations and events
Key industry communications to keep you informed
Membership includes an annual subscription to Australian Flower Industry magazine
– Floriculture International magazine available free to FA members
– Electronic newsletters and industry notifications
Information to help your business grow
– Industry news and events, both nationally
– Business and marketing tips and information
– Project activities and practical research outcomes
– Floriculture business profiles and opinion pieces from industry insiders
– Industrial relations and workplace health and safety information and updates
– Information on improving production sustainability via energy and water use efficiencies
– Queensland Farmers’ Federation communications
– Guidance to help connect members to industry services
Industry representation and funding opportunities
– Representation of the industry to government and other industry groups
– Exploration of models of investment to support strong, long-term industry growth
– Leveraging Australian government funds to invest in projects to address key industry issues
– Representation at the national level to facilitate a united Australian industry
– Protecting the integrity of Australia’s biosecurity
Exclusive tools and resources, designed with your industry in mind
– Flower Knowledge Centre, an online library of information on all sectors of the supply chain
– Cut flower best practice guide to support sustainable production practices and farm management
– Careers in flowers and foliage, showcasing industry employment and training opportunities
– Thinking about growing Flowers, guide for new growers information series
– Cost and Profit Calculator, a decision support tool to assist growers in their costing and marketing processes
Promotion of your business through targeted products and services
– Representation of your business on the Australian Flower Finder website

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