Promoting awareness and conservation of significant gardens and cultural

landscapes through engagement, research, advocacy and activities

Welcome to the Australian Garden History Society

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 28 Number 2
October / November / December 2016

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News and Events

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2016 Conference- Hurry last pl...

The Australian Garden History Society’s 37th Annual Conference will be located in Canberra in October 2016. The theme: ”The Scientist in the Garden” has been chosen due to Canberra’s strong scientific approaches to all forms of gardening since its founding.   As the ce... Read the rest…

VIC Branch: November Day Tour

See where their encampments were sited. Watch the effects of the light, which so inspired their every painting. We will be visiting the homes, studios and gardens of Tom Roberts and Arthur Streeton, both keen gardeners.                       &nb... Read the rest…

Past Events

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Saturday 17 September - Coach Trip to Sydney A coach trip is being planned for members to visit the Museum of Sydney to see Florilegium: Sydney’s painted garden, followed by lunch at the Royal Botanic Gardens and an opportunity to see the new ... More

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Blog

  • UPDATED! Call for proposals: National ‘Landscapes At Risk: Watch & Action' Lis (0 Comment)

    22nd
    Aug, 2016

    Landscapes At Risk: Watch & Action' List At National Management Committee meeting in June 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 should be developed. In the last six months the list has developed into a 'Watch  & Action&...
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  • SNNSW Branch provides support for listing (0 Comment)

    30th
    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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