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Clarence Slockee is a Cudgenburra/Bundjalung Aboriginal man and Director of the 100% Aboriginal owned cultural landscape and design company, Jiwah

Ages: Recommended for 14+

Five Things is a series of talks by Australian ecology experts that offers real-world steps you can take to boost biodiversity and to make your community a haven for native plants and wildlife. Proud Cudgenburra/Bundjalung man, landscaper and Gardening Australia presenter, Clarence Slockee, joins us for the second instalment of the series. Learn five practical ways to bring beautiful local blooms, birds and butterflies into your garden as Clarence busts the myth around the difficulty of growing native plants.

Join us for this intimate session and explore the art of sustainable and empathetic gardening. After the talk, enjoy Devonshire Tea in Hintze Hall.

Devonshire Tea is included in the price of your ticket.



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Clarence Slockee

Clarence Slockee is a Cudgenburra/Bundjalung Aboriginal man and Director of the 100% Aboriginal owned cultural landscape and design company, Jiwah
Clarence Slockee is a Cudgenburra/Bundjalung Aboriginal man and Director of the 100% Aboriginal owned cultural landscape and design company, Jiwah. Image: Supplied
© Clarence Slockee

Clarence Slockee is a Cudgenburra/Bundjalung Aboriginal man with a long family history of bushmen, farmers and fishermen growing up in the lush Tweed Valley. Clarence intertwines his love of plants, education, culture, design and the arts into his role as Director of the 100% Aboriginal owned cultural landscape and design company, Jiwah.

For the past 10 years Clarence has been a familiar face on television screens across the nation as a presenter on ABC’s Gardening Australia. With regular segments on the TV series, he continues to educate people about medicinal, cultural and edible native plant species unique to the Australian landscape.


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