Main Partners

This is a Symposium of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) which is the world’s leading independent organisation of horticultural scientists with more than 7,000 members in some 150 countries. 
The following ISHS Commissions and Working Groups are sponsoring the Symposium:

  • Commission - Sustainability through Integrated and Organic Horticulture
  • Commission - Plant Substrates and Soilless Culture
  • Working Group - Composts in Growing Media
  • Working Group - Composting for Horticultural Applications

Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL) is a not-for-profit, industry-owned company. It works in partnership with Australia’s horticulture industries to invest in research, development and marketing programs that provide benefit to industry and the wider community. HAL invests almost $90 million annually in programs designed to align with the strategic investment priorities of Australia’s horticulture industries and the Australian Government’s Rural Research and Development priorities. 

Zero Waste SA is a South Australian state government organisation which enables people to improve their recycling and waste avoidance practices, whether at home, at work or in industry. Through collaboration, advocacy, financial incentives and education we are working towards meeting the target to 'reduce waste by 25% by 2014' in South Australia's Strategic Plan.


Other Supporting Organisations

  • Department of Primary Industries Victoria
  • Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
  • Peats Soil & Garden Supply, Adelaide
  • The University of Adelaide
  • Departments of Agriculture in NSW, QLD, SA, TAS
  • Australian Horticultural Industries
  • Australian Compost Industry
  • Australian Society for Horticultural Science
  • Organic Federation of Australia
  • European Compost Network
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