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Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers are pleased to invite you to attend a tour of the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne. 

The event will include a presentation providing an overview of the development of the Australian Garden, morning tea, a guided tour and Q&A session.

Tours will be provided by three key RBG Cranbourne experts whose unequalled knowledge and experience will provide designers, builders and students with valuable insights:
  • Jill Burness - Landscape Planner With over 20 years of experience with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Jill's role at Cranbourne is focused on strategic planning and project development.
  • John Arnott - Manager, Horticulture John leads the team of horticulturists at the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne and is a recipient of the Australian Plants Award.
  • Warren Worboys - Curator, Horticulture Warren was heavily involved for over ten years in the hard and soft landscape design and construction of the Australian Garden, to ensure the design fulfils the horticultural and ecological goals of the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Date: Thursday 28th February 2019
Location: Enter the gardens via cnr Ballarto Road and Botanic Drive
Meeting point will be the Visitor Centre located at the entrance to the Australia Garden.


Meet at 9.00am for tea and coffee on arrival
9.30 am   -  Presentation overviewing the development of the Australian Garden
11.00 am -  Garden tours hosted by Jill Burness, John Arnott and Warren Worboys
12.30 pm - Closing questions
1.00 pm   - Optional lunch. Bring a picnic or book a table at the cafe on 
5990 2247. Please note that lunch is not provided in the ticket price and will be at the attendees expense.

Download Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne Map
Download Australia Garden Map

Tickets: Numbers are strictly limited to 60 spaces. A waitlist will be taken after the ticket allocation is exhausted.
Ticket Prices : 
Members - $50 (Includes members of affiliated associations: EWHA, NGIV, AILA, AILDM etc.)
Student Members - $30
Non-Members - $75

Ticket price covers cost of entry, morning tea and refreshments.
Questions? To contact Landscaping Victoria Master Landscapers for additional questions or information please call 8761 9137 or find us here