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Victoria Branch: AGM 2024 & lecture

15 August @ 5:30 pm AEST

Camperdown Botanic Gardens, Urn in rose garden funded by AGHS Vic grant
(Photo: Janet O’Hehir)

The AGM 2024 will be followed by Rescuing Our Botanical Heritage:10 years of Camperdown Botanic Gardens and Arboretum Trust a lecture by Janet O’Hehir

Janet leads a community group in its campaign to rejuvenate and protect the Camperdown Botanic Gardens, and to reclaim and redevelop its surrounding Arboretum. Victoria’s botanic gardens are a special part of the heritage of many of our large and small towns. Janet is particularly interested in the challenge of conserving those gardens as places of beauty for their local communities and visitors, and as places that can enthuse and educate the public about plants. Janet will share the challenges and achievements that have transformed the Camperdown Botanic Gardens and Arboretum over the past 12 years.


Date: Thursday 15 August 2024

Time: 5.30pm refreshments, AGM 6:00 pm, Lecture: 6:15 pm

Location: Phyllis Hoare hall, Kew Library

Cost: Free admission for members and a guest.

Registration: Registration is requested for catering purposes

Book: at Trybooking.

Getting there: The car park is located next to the Kew Library off Civic Drive.

The closest tram stop is no. 35 Charles St/Cotham Rd on tram route 109. The stop is 40 m from the library entrance.


Janet O’Hehir is the Honorary Curator for the Camperdown Botanic Gardens and Arboretum. She has a master’s degree in urban Horticulture from the University of Melbourne, and a keen interest in public gardens and public horticulture. She is a committed networker and an active member of many garden organisations, including Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand, the Australian Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens and the International Dendrology Society.



15 August
5:30 pm AEST
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