Kelly has worked in a variety of roles in the with the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium’s Public Programmes team since 2015. Kelly has a multidisciplinary background and experience in public programming, community engagement, and education and training delivery in scientific and cultural institutions. Kelly’s experience includes compliance and operational management in the education sector, having worked in private and public-sector institutions across the United Kingdom and Australia.
The last of its kind in the world, the Santos Museum of Economic Botany is home to a fascinating collection which dates back to the original Museum that opened over 130 years ago. This guided tour will take you back in time to 1881 where you will delve into the importance of plants in our lives; past, present and future. Learn how plants have been used by communities across the world for food, fabrics, medicine and for a plethora of other fascinating purposes.