Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens

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Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens
TypeBotanic Garden
LocationDaylesford, Victoria, Australia
Area38 hectares
Opened1854
Operated byWombat Hill Botanic Gardens
VegetationAustralian Native, Lawns, Non-native traditional gardens
Connecting transportCar, walk
FacilitiesInformation centre, Gift shop, Toilets, Barbecues, Shelter, Cafe
Aerial panorama of Wombat Hill and Surrounds, 2018

The Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens in Daylesford, Victoria, Australia, are included on the Victorian Heritage Register.

Governance[edit]

The Wombat Hill (Daylesford) Botanic Gardens are crown land owned by the State of Victoria - Department of Sustainability and Environment. Hepburn Shire Council is the Committee of Management for the Garden. Hepburn Shire has a Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens Advisory Committee who held the 150 year anniversary of the gardens in 2013.[1][2] There is a Friends of the Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens.[3]

The Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens are also known as the Daylesford Botanic Gardens. They are included on the Victorian Heritage Register as they are of historic, scientific (botanic), and aesthetic significance to the State of Victoria.[4]

Gallery[edit]

Photographs of the gardens are found on Flickr.[5] A set of images can be searched in Trove at the National Library of Australia [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://wombathillbotanicgardens150.wordpress.com/ 150 Celebrations
  2. ^ Gervasoni, LJ. "Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens 150 Album". Retrieved 19 July 2014.
  3. ^ Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens Advisory Committee Terms of Reference [1] Accessed 10 June 2012
  4. ^ Heritage Victoria. "DAylesford Botanic Gardens". Heritage Victoria. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
  5. ^ Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens 149 photoset on Flickr [2] Accessed 10 June 2012
  6. ^ Trove search engine

Coordinates: 37°20′35″S 144°9′2″E / 37.34306°S 144.15056°E / -37.34306; 144.15056