Members and guests of the Friends were thrilled hear acclaimed Australian garden writer and photographer Trisha Dixon talk about her experiences in the Monaro region. We were provided with an entertaining presentation which was followed by a sumptuous afternoon tea.

Trisha Dixon is thanked by Friends' vice-president Malcolm Beazley
Trisha Dixon is thanked by Friends’ vice-president Malcolm Beazley

The talk was on Sunday 30 August 2015 at the Courtyard Restaurant, Mercure Canberra Hotel on the corner of Ainslie and Limestone Avenues, Braddon.

Trisha Dixon is a writer and a photographer with a passion for landscape, literature, music, art, architecture, design and history. She writes, edits and photographs and has a number of books to her name, has edited journals and contributes and has contributed as a columnist to various publications and lectures within Australia and abroad.  (

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 The members of the Friends of the Old Parliament House Rose Gardens are very grateful for the support provided by the Mercure Canberra for this event.