Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd April 2018
AAFBG Members Biennial Conference 2018
The Friends of Benalla Botanic Garden and Riverine Parkland look forward to welcoming you to their regional town.
Save the date. Theme: Cultivating Friends
April 20 - 22 2018
Friends of the Benalla Botanic Gardens and Riverine Parklands Inc.
- Welcome drinks at The Benalla Art Gallery by the Broken River on Friday evening hosted by the Mayor.
- Speaker presentations on Saturday/Sunday at the Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre with Dr Lucy Sutherland, Director of Adelaide Botanical Gardens, Chris Russell, Director of Cranbourne RBG, Andrew Laidlaw on the new Children’s Adventure Playground and others.
- AAFBG AGM on Sunday.
- Morning Tea and Lunch provided both days.
- ‘Gardens as Glue’ AAFBG Members’ Presentations.
- Conference Dinner on Saturday Night.
- Tour of the Benalla Botanic Gardens, a Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden with afternoon tea provided by students of Benalla College.
- Optional Tour ‘Winton Wetlands’ 22nd April - Sunday morning - Breakfast with the Birds at Winton Wetland.
- And / or - Sunday afternoon - Garden visit to ‘Belvedere’ for afternoon tea (Sunday afternoon option unavailable to Melbourne Coach travellers).
- Optional Coach - Friday 20th April - Melbourne Southern Cross 11am / Tullamarine Airport 12pm/ Benalla 2:30pm. Return Sunday 22nd April - Benalla 3pm - Tullamarine Airport 5:30pm / Southern Cross 6:30pm.