“To create a garden is to search for a better world…”
Seeding an idea
the inspiration for australis
The evolution of ‘Mega Gardens of the World’, like Singapore’s ‘Gardens by the Bay’ and the UK’s ‘Eden Project’. Spectacular gardens, full of rich and engaging experiences both everyday and extraordinary, captivating millions of visitors, year round.
International Garden Festivals, which originated after the second world War as countries come together to support war torn cities to rebuild their Central Parks and Gardens, stimulating economic activity and urban renewal.
Australis funded the bid to secure the licence to hold a World garden Expo from the ‘International Association of Horticultural Producers’ (AIPH) and received a unanimous approval from the 26 member countries at the AIPH World Congress in Italy, in October 2015, initially for 2018; later endorsed for 2020, in March 2016.