As the proud organisers of this event the Rotary Clubs of Kew, Brighton North and Central Melbourne aim to firstly, raise much needed funds for their selected Charities; and secondly, to encourage creative, bold, innovative, versatile, practical and responsible gardening in our Australian gardens.

The Patron of this festival is John Patrick, the well known media identity. Mr Patrick confirmed that 100% of the net proceeds go to the Charities selected by Rotary.

So far, Rotary has, through Garden DesignFest, raised over $400,000 for Charity.  This year it is proud to be helping the following organisations as well other local, national and international Rotary supported Charities.


We are proud to be supporting the building of the new world-class 230-bed hospital which will ensure more children in Victoria’s south east will have access to this impressive service close to their homes when they are in need of specialist care.

Visit the Monash Website


We are also proud to be supporting:

Research into Friedreich Ataxia at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Visit the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute


Sporting Chance Cancer Foundation provides financial support to children with cancer as well as funding research scholarships into better ways to treat and overcome cancer Supporting kids with cancer.  Again we are proud sponsors.

Visit the Sporting Chance Website


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