Australian Garden History Society

Vic Branch: Christmas walk and talk – Kamesburgh Garden, Brighton

View to the north of the gardens from the upper storey of the mansion, 1919, when the property was Anzac Hostel for incapacitated returning soldiers. (Anzac War Memorial photograph collection)   Please join us for the AGHS Vic Branch end […]

Northern NSW Branch: Soiree

Heritage Rose Garden, Saumarez Homestead. Drinks and Canapes RSVP: Friday 25th November to

WA Branch: Christmas Party 2022

The 2022 branch Christmas party will be held at Pensioner Guard Cottage, 1 Surrey Street, Bassendean Pensioner Guard Cottage c1857 is the oldest building still standing in Bassendean. It is a two room cottage built by convicts for Pensioner Guard […]

Sydney Branch: Christmas Party 2022

The AGHS Sydney Branch would like to invite you, our members and supporters to an end of year celebration to be held at the house of two of our very generous members, in Glebe! For those that have been to one of our […]

Tas Branch: Christmas Garden Party

You are invited to the AGHS Tas Christmas Garden Party at the home of Jill & Chris Webster, 5 Swanston St New Town for drinks, hors d’oeuvres & music. Including a guided tour of the neighbouring garden of “Sunnyside” whose […]

SA Branch: Branch Christmas party & garden visit

Enjoy a relaxed late arvo garden party with author and gardener Christine McCabe tour of her garden at Blakiston, near Littlehampton. BYO food. Further details to come.

Vic Branch: Mont Park – walk and talk

Please join us for the AGHS Vic Branch tour of Mont Park led by Trevor Pitkin. Mont Park was the base for landscape designer Hugh Linaker from 1912 until his death in 1938. The tour will focus on the southern, […]

Tasmania Branch: Government House Gardens

  Join us for a tour of the Government House Gardens with afternoon tea in the tennis pavilion. Government House Estate gardens are regarded as one of the finest private gardens from the Victorian era in the country.  They are […]

Sydney Branch: Ferdinand Bauer and the Hapsburgs

Ferdinand Bauer and the Hapsburgs - an illustrated talk by David Stuart. Ferdinand Bauer was the natural history artist and botanist who accompanied Captain Mathew Flinders on the first circumnavigation of Australia from 1801-03 producing a significant record of our […]

Tasmania Branch: The Convict Road day tour

Bridge of ashlar sandstone on Woodsden property, ‘first culvert’, upstream side. Photo: M Ward.   This day tour will cover the unprotected heritage landscape of the “Convict Road” between Buckland and Orford. On the north and west side of the […]

SA Branch: Visit to Captain Charles Sturt Museum

Captain Charles Sturt Museum at Sturt's Cottage The Grange. Hear a talk on Sturt's interest in botany and plant collecting, see the new displays and enjoy afternoon tea. Address: 39D Jetty Street, Grange (adjacent to Grange Primary School) Cost: Members […]

SA Branch: Walk with Wendy at Glen Ewin Estate

Walk around the historic property (good walking shoes required), followed by lunch at the restaurant with shared fresh platters or similar. Price to be confirmed. Venue: Glen Ewin Estate, 43 Lower Hermitage Rd, Lower Hermitage SA 5131 Bookings: contact Richard […]

Vic Branch: Glorious Gippsland garden tour

Holey Plain homestead, Rosedale.   Bus trip to Gippsland gardens. Gippsland – the Gunaikurnai people are recognised as Traditional Owners of a large area of the land. European settlement came about with explorer Paul Strzelecki from Poland in 1840 discovering […]

SA Branch: Centennial Park Tour

The tour will explore the Park's historical timeline and show how it has adapted over time and influenced cemetery development, so that Centennial Park became Australia's first ‘park like’ garden cemetery. Venue: 760 Goodwood Road, Pasadena SA 5042. Meet at the Administration […]