Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens is open and welcomes visitors from 8.30 am to 5 pm every day of the year (except 25 December).

Visitors will need to comply with the COVID-19 safety measures that remain in place across the ACT. Read more.

The Australian National Botanic Gardens has welcomed volunteers since 1949 when the Gardens were being established.

The Gardens, and its sister organizations the Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research and the Australian Biological Resources Study, have around 150 volunteers working in a wide range of positions.

Volunteer opportunities exist both in Front of House and Back of House roles.

There are also opportunities for professional Associates to undertake specified research projects.