The annual weed management program takes place from Monday 29 August to Friday 14 October.

Read Gardens contains significant specimen trees, including oaks, elms and cedars.


The park is named after Major Frederick Fitzwalter Read, a former mayor of Camberwell. The commemorative drinking fountain in the centre of the garden was installed in his honour.

Read Gardens


Corner Broadway and Stanhope Grove, Camberwell 3124


A small playground is surrounded by beautiful lawns and huge, old trees - a perfect place for picnics.


  • Playground
  • Seating and tables

Hire this venue

The gardens are available for hire for weddings and other celebrations. To find out more or make a booking, see hire a park, garden or reserve.

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