Join us for a fun filled weekend and pack you belly, your garden & your mind full of Australian goodness! We have a packed program of activities, exhibitions and workshops! Activities & workshops are FREE but bookings are essential.
Australian Native Plant Display
A feast for the eyes and inspiration for your garden. Visit our native plants display including a beautiful display of Australian bushfood plants.
Australian Market Place
Ballarat City Library present Australian Story time for Children, come along and enjoy some of Australian most enjoyable stories.
Australian Story Time
Bring the children along for Australian Story Time (parent supervision required).
Kids Gardening Activity
11:30am, and 1:30pm
Get your little hands dirty learning how to pot your very own native daisy to take home!
(parent supervision required).
How to Grow a Bushfood Garden in Ballarat
11:00am and 1:30pm
Join Andrew Aitkin, from Buninyong Bushfoods, and learn what Bushfoods to grow in Ballarat and f\\E\:. how you can plant your very own Australian herb garden.
How to Propagate Native Plants
Join John Hastie, from the Australian Plant Society, and learn how to propagate your own native plants at home.
Native Flower Arranging
12:30pm, and 2:30pm
Join Rebecca, from The Sage Edition, and learn how to create gorgeous flower arrangements using Australian native flowers with Kangaroo Hill Farm
Bushfood Spice Session
Join Brigid Corcoran from Saltbush Kitchen to learn about the extensive variety of bushfoods Australia has to offer and learn how to use them in your own cooking!
Australian Honey and Bees
Join the crew from Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat for Australian honey tasting and learn about Australian native bees and bee keeping.
Lecture Series – Comedy, Great Australian Humour
$20 / $15 concession, Book online
The final lecture in our public lecture series. With professional funny-men Sean Chulburra & Kevin Kropinyeri, and guests, exploring the origins of our distinct Australian sense of humour. Sponsored by Federation University Australia and Ballarat Cat Comedy.