Welcome to Lardner Park – one of Australia’s premier regional exhibition venues and home to Farm World, country Victoria’s largest agricultural event.

We host over 120 events annually across versatile exhibition grounds and state-of-the art indoor facilities, including the $5 million Lardner Park Exhibition Centre.

Since its establishment in 1963, we have become one of Gippsland’s leading promoters of innovation and sustainability, only one-hour’s drive east of Melbourne.

Overseen by a volunteer committee, our not-for-profit organisation has decades of experience in events and venue management, specialising in major expos, conferences, community events and functions.

“We are committed to Lardner Park’s ongoing development to ensure positive commercial and community activity continues in Gippsland for generations.”


Board of Directors

Angela Betheras (Chairman)
Andrew Schreyer (Vice-Chairman)
Ian Bayley
Ian Cougle
Corey McMahon
Rob Radford
Nick Rowe
Allan Slater
Darren Hotchkin


Nicola Pero  (Chief Executive Officer)
Pam Ryan  (Operations Manager)
Barbara Johnson  (Finance Manager)
Anthony Willems  (Venue & Property Manager)
Jo Kingwill  (Marketing & Communications)



Lardner Park is a non-profit organisation with a diverse voluntary committee.  Its primary activities are events and venue management.

Our aim is to be Australia’s premier regional exhibition venue.

The business is conducted in an ethical manner that promotes innovation and sustainability for the benefit of the Gippsland community.