Gardening is a way of showing that you believe in tomorrow.”
– author unknown.
Planned to coincide with the 250th Anniversary of Captain Cook’s ‘voyages of discovery’ in 1770-1772, when he charted the the botalcial wonders of Australia, from Port Botany in Sydney, to Cooktown in northern Queensland, in 1770 and completed the world map after charting the Antarctic in 1772.
‘Australis’ is intended to be the flagship event, celebrating these important milestone in botanical exploration and the mapping of the world as we know it today.
An opportunity to celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity, acknowledging the ancient wisdom traditions of the Aboriginal people of Australia and their approach to custodianship of the land over 60,000 years.
A sharing of world cultures and knowledge both old and new, as we explore more sustainable approaches to working with the environment we share.