Australian Garden History Society

Queensland Branch: AGM and talk

The AGM for the Queensland Branch of AGHS and a talk by John Pearn on “The Heritage of Plant Names”. Major General Professor John Pearn is a senior paediatrician based at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane and a former […]

Vic Branch: Bellarine self-drive two day garden tour

Spray Farm (Photo by Trevor Pitkin) We invite you to join us on a two-day self-drive tour of significant and historic private gardens on acreage, some rarely open - coastal, rural, urban - with landscapes, homesteads and much more. Saturday: […]

Vic Branch: Visit to Government House and La Trobe’s Cottage

After many delays we are excited to invite you to join us on this small group tour to Government House and La Trobe’s Cottage and garden. Meet at Government House where we will tour the State Apartments and the Peace […]

ACT Monaro Riverina Branch: Visit to Lambrigg

Lambrigg (photo Mary Johnson) A joint AGHS/National Trust ACT event. The National Trust (ACT) and the ACT Monaro Riverina Branch of the Australian Garden History Society invite you to visit Lambrigg, once the residence of William Farrer who made a […]

2022 Annual National Conference

Wrest Point Casino 410 Sandy Bay Road, Hobart, TAS, Australia

Landscape on the Edge: Challenge and Opportunity 11 - 13 November 2022 For an overview of the conference download the  AGHS Conference Brochure 2022. For conference attendee information and program download the  AGHS Conference Program 2022. NOTE THAT REGISTRATIONS ARE […]

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 […]