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May 2018

Vic Branch: Informal Visit to the Art Gallery of Ballarat

11 May 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The train  trip to the Art Gallery of Ballarat will include three current exhibitions: Beckler's Botanical Bounty, a guided tour of the  von Guerard Exhibition, and sketches of Pastoral Settlements in the Wimmera. Itinerary Train departs Southern Cross Station.  (We suggest…

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WA Branch: Swan Valley Excursion

17 May 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sites visited will include  Houghtons winery, All Saints Church, St Lennards (1827), Caversham House (1830s). Travel will be by charter bus. BYO lunch. Contact

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June 2018

ACT Branch: Lecture – The Cruden Farm Garden Diaries

14 June 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Lecture: The Cruden Farm Garden Diaries – forty years of friendship and artistry in one of Australia’s most famous private gardens by Lisa Clausen. A joint event with the Friends of the National Library. Cruden Farm, 56 km south-east of…

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SA Branch: Evening Lecture – Paper Trails to Lost Plantings

14 June 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Join us to hear, seed hunter, Daniel Duval tell us about the fascinating work he and his team are doing to find surviving examples of endangered plants through the diaries and notebooks of our botanical pioneers. Daniel will explain the…

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SH Branch: Winter Seminar

24 June 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

We are delighted to invite you to attend our annual Winter Seminar, with two outstanding guest speakers, Leonie Norton and Stephen Utick. Leonie Norton is a botanical artist, international tutor and author of the best selling book Women of Flowers. …

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NSW Branch: Walk and Talk by Professor Paul Ashton

24 June 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This branch Walk and Talk through ‘Centennial Park: the people’s park’ will be conducted by Professor Paul Ashton. Riding on bicycle or horseback, strolling through or simply sitting in Centennial Park today, it may at first be difficult to imagine the…

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July 2018

WA Branch: The Early Nurseries of the City of Vincent – An illustrated talk by John Viska

1 July 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  Venue: Grove Library: cnr Stirling Highway and Leake St., Peppermint Grove. Underground parking can be accessed from Leake St. Cost: $10.00 will include raffle tickets and afternoon tea. RSVP: Sue Monger 9384 1575 or

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ACT Branch: Lecture – Write Now: Gardening in Australia 1989–2023

12 July 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Lecture: Write Now: Gardening in Australia 1989–2023 by Dr Greg Johnson In the last 30 years, gardens and gardening have been transformed by challenges and technologies once barely dreamt about. Challenges include ozone depletion and climate change, skyrocketing costs of…

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Sydney Branch: Illustrated talk on Jenolan Caves and the cultural landscape

18 July 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

AGHS foundation member Chris Betteridge specialises in the identification, assessment, management and interpretation of historic cultural landscapes.  In mid-2014 Chris and his wife Margaret Betteridge were engaged to carry out a preliminary heritage assessment of movable heritage at Jenolan Caves…

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August 2018

Vic Branch: AGM and lecture

8 August 2018 @ 6:00 pm

AGHS Victoria Branch Annual General Meeting followed by a talk by Anne Latreille,  journalist and writer specialising in gardens, landscape and the environment. The title I chose for my book that was published almost 20 years ago was ‘Kindred Spirits’.…

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