“In almost every garden, the land is made better and so is the gardener.”
Australis is a 6-month World Garden Expo to be held in Australia for the first time ever. Comparable to Brisbane’s Expo88, it will become both an enduring Ecotourism attraction and a catalyst for future urban developments. Like many of the world’s greatest gardens, it will leave a long term legacy, long after the initial event has run it’s course.
Planned to coincide with the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s ‘voyage of discovery’ in 1770 when botanist Joseph Banks first charted the botanical wonders of Australia’s east coast.
The main event of a year long series of festivities planned by the Federal Government, Australis is proposed to open in Spring of 2020 and close at the end of Autumn 2021. A 180 day festival of events and entertainment.
together with modern innovations that look to use resources more efficiently. A massive, 6 month program of international cultural, trade and tourism exchange.
Australis also has tremendous support from government and tourism bodies, private sector and industry organisations, ensuring the vision will be realised.
The geographic centre of Australia’s largest city. An opportunity to deliver a whole new environmental overlay to the precinct that held the ‘greenest games ever’, activating the precinct like never before with a new offering of environemtnal tourism, education and innovation activities.