The Australian Garden Council was launched at Parliament House in Canberra, on November 25th 2015, prompted by a number of Federal MPs to promote gardening and gardens across the nation. The profile of gardening has been too low for too long. Until November 2015, gardening had not been mentioned in our national parliament for more than 25 years, despite being one of the most popular pastimes across the country.


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The Australian Garden Council was formed with the priorities of:


  • Improving and increasing gardening engagement and participation, for teenage Australians

  • Promoting international garden tourism

  • Supporting local communities to engage with gardening for the betterment of their health and welfare

  • To act as an umbrella organisation connecting the many diverse groups in the gardening industry and community

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