Mount Macedon

Australia's first Government House

Fantastic Flora in Australia – First Fleet to Federation

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At the English colonization of this extraordinary continent in 1788 the flora was so exotic many explorers thought they would find the original Garden of Eden

Rose glamour

Rose glamour

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The vogue for spending mid-summer in a mountain retreat between 1870 and 1915 in the Blue Mountains at Leura in NSW, Mount Macedon in Victoria, at Stirling in the hills of Adelaide and Toowoomba in Queensland led to the establishment of large well planned luxurious European style gardens. As they…