Irrigation Australia Limited is comprised of professionals from a wide swath of industries, including those from government, from retailers, designers, installers, water users and consultants. Educational institutions are also represented, as are manufacturers of irrigation systems. This diversity provides the largest network for professionals in Australia, ensuring that networking can provide answers to real problems immediately.
IAL holds all organisation members to a strict code of ethics and best practices. The organisation’s goals include developing new standards for industry professionals, municipalities, government agencies and suppliers, as well as increasing awareness of the need for exacting standards in the rural and urban irrigation industries. Information offered by IAL is of inestimable value to professionals and organizations, but it also produces information for consumers and for water managers (ground water and supplied water).
Members of Irrigation Australia Limited are able to take advantage of numerous benefits. One of the most important benefits here is access to information, including monthly newsletters and quarterly journal publications. Trade opportunities are available for members, as are options for ongoing training and certification. Staff training is available for member companies, organizations and government institutions, as well.
Other benefits available to members of IAL include discounts on conferences, programs, books and other publications not available to the general public, as well as representation and promotional aid through various outlets and methods (such as the use of IAL’s logo on company material). Finally, members are also able to find affordable insurance services through the organisation, as well.