Promoting awareness and conservation of significant gardens and cultural

landscapes through engagement, research, advocacy and activities

Welcome to the Australian Garden History Society

Our Mission: The Australian Garden History Society promotes awareness and conservation of significant gardens and cultural landscapes through engagement, research, advocacy and activities.  Formed in 1980, the AGHS brings together people from diverse backgrounds united by an appreciation of and concern for our parks, gardens and cultural landscapes as part of Australia's heritage.&n...

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Current Issue of the
AGHS JOURNAL

Australian Garden History

Volume 28 Number 1
July / August / September 2016

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News and Events

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Planting Dreams: Shaping Austr...

Saturday 3 September, 11am Planting Dreams: Shaping Australian Gardens  Exclusive AGHS Members only preview and talk from curator Richard Aitken Venue: State Library New South Wales, meet in the Macquarie Street Entrance Foyer.   Australian Garden History Society is proud to be the pr... Read the rest…

2016 Conference Bookings Open ...

The Australian Garden History Society’s 37th Annual Conference will be located in Canberra in October 2016. The theme: ”The Scientist in the Garden” has been chosen due to Canberra’s strong scientific approaches to all forms of gardening since its founding.   As the ce... Read the rest…

Past Events

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Sunday 28 August, 1:30 pm for 2pm hour lecture, followed by afternoon tea War Grave Gardens in Perpetuity. Presentation by Andrew Prowse MAIH, AILA, ASLA and Kim Morris FAIH   The War Cemeteries for PNG, Queensland and the NT ... More

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Blog

  • UPDATED! Call for proposals: National ‘Landscapes At Risk: Watch & Action' Lis (0 Comment)

    22nd
    Aug, 2016

    Landscapes At Risk: Watch & Action' List At National Management Committee meeting in June 2015 it was decided to prepare a list of ‘Landscapes at Risk’, as part of our mission to promote awareness and conservation of significant gardens and cultural landscapes through engagement, research, advocacy and activities should be developed. In the last six months the list has developed into a 'Watch  & Action&...
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  • SNNSW Branch provides support for listing (0 Comment)

    30th
    Oct, 2014

    The Sydney and Northern New South Wales Branch recently submitted this letter of support for the listing of Oran Park on the State Heritage Register. The letter is now available to download.
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