2018 Annual National Conference

Gardens in Times of Peace and Conflict

In 2018 the Australian Garden History Society held its 39th Annual National Conference in the Southern Highlands, NSW, on 29–29 October 2018.

The Report of the 39th Annual National Conference:

Part 1
Introduction to the Symposium and Conference Speakers – Dr Meg Probyn
Conflicting Narratives about the First Australians Gardens – Professor Emeritus Helen Armstrong
Southern Highlands as Landscape – Craig Burton
War on Weeds – Dr John Dwyer

Part 2
Advocacy and the AGHS’s role in it – Stuart Read
The Remembrance Driveway in Its Seventh Decade – Ian Scott and Greg Jackson

Part 3
The Gardens

Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens, Bowral
Greenbrier Park, Mittagong
Retford Park, Bowral
Oldbury Farm, Sutton Forest
Somerley House, Sutton Forest
Red Cow Farm, Sutton Forest
Rotherwood, Sutton Forest
Harper’s Mansion, Berrima
Carisbrooke, Bowral
Southdown, Burradoo
Whitley, Sutton Forest
Mossybank, East Kangaloon
The Kaya, Wildes Meadows