Join a special guided Wattle Walk with Australian Acacia expert Dr Suzette Searle who will answer your questions about all things wattle. See more than ten types of beautiful winter-flowering wattles on this special 1 hour, easy walk. Wattle Walks at 2pm on Saturday 27 August OR 10am on Sunday 28 August, with thanks to the Wattle Day Association. See the full story.
(Published: Thursday, 28 July 2016)
School children aged 12 and under, high school students and secondary college students are invited to take photos of the National Arboretum during springtime, anytime from 1 September to 30 November 2016 inclusive. Great prizes on offer plus the best photos will be displayed in the Village Centre. Entries close 1 December 2016. See the full story.
(Published: Saturday, 30 July 2016)
This year's Voices in the Forest, Canberra’s operatic spectacular, will present some of the finest voices and musicians in the world, including Sumi Jo, Soprano; Richard Troxell, Tenor and Sally-Anne Russell, Mezzo-soprano. Early Bird Discount of 15% is available for groups of 10 or more until 31 August 2016. See the full story.
(Published: Thursday, 21 July 2016)
Parisa Applegarth's photographs share rare insights into the life of a Sami reindeer herder in Lapland in the Arctic Circle. Today there are just a handful of Sami who still follow the old ways. Free artists talk at 11am, Saturday 6 August in the Village Centre. See the full story.
(Published: Wednesday, 20 July 2016)
The Events Terrace is set to be transformed in the coming months. Works include planting avenues of trees along the roads and walkways, installing seating and lighting and the construction of three of the Gallery of Gardens - the Open Gardens Australia Garden, Mununja The Butterfly Garden and the Labyrinth Garden. See the full story.
(Published: Tuesday, 28 June 2016)