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The Nursery Industry Accreditation Scheme of Australia (NIASA) is a national scheme designed for production nurseries and growing media businesses which operate according to industry best practice. This scheme brought to you by NGIA, fortifies your business and helps to position you as an expert in your community when it comes to water conservation, resource management and biosecurity.

This program is designed to improve production efficiency, whilst being mindful of the environment to enhance business professionalism and profitability.


  • Accredited businesses are proven to have;
    • Consistent product quality and performance.
    • A professional workplace open to continuous improvement.
    • Improved profitability and efficiency within their workplace.
  • Independently audited and evaluated.