Costa Georgiadis

Costa Georgiadis is a TV personality and landscape architect. Since 2012, he has hosted the ABC’s Gardening Australia and is known for connecting people with nature through the show.

In 2014, Georgiadis starred as ‘Costa the Garden Gnome’ inĀ Get Grubby TV on ABC Kids along with .

Costa’s love for nature developed in his grandfather’s market garden. He studied landscape gardening at the University of New South Wales which led him to become interested in issues of sustainability. He is a passionate advocate for the positive ripple effects of tending to one’s own plot of greenery and believes small actions can lead to big changes.

In August 2019, Costa facilitated a climate emergency-focused panel discussion ‘Climate Change: Planting the Seeds of Hope’ at Sydney’s Footprints EcoFestival. He is actively involved with delivering environmental messages to the broader community, regularly extending his passion and excitement to students of all ages from pre-school to tertiary level and engaging with industry groups and community organisations, including youth climate action groups. Costa received the Logie Award as most popular presenter for his work on the ABC show.



“Gardening is one of the simplest ways that people can step out of the fear-based, overwhelming space of climate change and actually do something“



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The National Climate Emergency Summit will convene practitioners, advocates, governments, youth leaders and industry innovators to unpack what a climate emergency response could look like at local, national, and global levels.



Four strategic priorities will steer the Summit Program, presenting a focused conference program of plenary and breakout sessions.

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The Summit Program aims to attract a wide range of participants to help define and align key strategy and action that supports an emergency-scale transition.