Promoting awareness and conservation of significant gardens and cultural

landscapes through engagement, research, advocacy and activities

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Our Mission: The Australian Garden History Society promotes awareness and conservation of significant gardens and cultural landscapes through engagement, research, advocacy and activities.  Formed in 1980, the AGHS brings together people from diverse backgrounds united by an appreciation of and concern for our parks, gardens and cultural landscapes as part of Australia's heritage.&n...

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Current Issue of the
AGHS JOURNAL

Australian Garden History

Volume 27 Number 3
January / February / March 2016

News and Events

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VIC Branch: Historic Rippon Le...

Monday 8 February 2016  6.00pm    Historic Rippon Lea Garden Tour and BYO Picnic   PLEASE NOTE: The talk will commence at 6.00pm, followed by a picnic at 6.30pm   Head Gardener, Justin Buckley will walk us through the grounds of this National Trust property in Elsternw... Read the rest…

UPDATED! Call for proposals: N...

‘Landscapes At Risk’ List At recent National Management Committee meetings in 2015 it was decided to prepare a list of ‘Landscapes at Risk’, as part of our mission to promote awareness and conservation of significant gardens and cultural landscapes through engagement, resear... Read the rest…

Past Events

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As reported in Australian Garden History (Oct/Nov/Dec issue, 2014), in 2013 the ACT, Monaro and Riverina Branch of the Society commissioned a plan to reinstate and interpret the former kitchen garden associated with the Montague Island Lighthous... More

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Blog

  • Call for proposals: National ‘Landscapes At Risk’ List (0 Comment)

    20th
    Jan, 2016

    At recent National Management Committee meetings in 2015 it was decided to prepare a list of ‘Landscapes at Risk’, as part of our mission to promote awareness and conservation of significant gardens and cultural landscapes through engagement, research, advocacy and activities.   The criteria for ‘at risk’ are as follows; active current threat (development approved/ lack of heritage listing or consideration o...
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  • SNNSW Branch provides support for listing (0 Comment)

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    Oct, 2014

    The Sydney and Northern New South Wales Branch recently submitted this letter of support for the listing of Oran Park on the State Heritage Register. The letter is now available to download.
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