Australian National Botanic Gardens

Please read our FAQ regarding the current COVID-19 restrictions in place at the Gardens.

The Gardens welcomes both volunteers and financial contributions from generous individuals and corporations which support our work.

How you can help

There are a range of ways to support the Gardens.


All donations over $2.00 are tax deductible. Your contributions help us maintain the highest standards of excellence in horticultural practice, scientific research and community education.


As an individual, group or organisation, bequests can provide a lasting contribution to the Gardens.

Gardens Celebration Bench Patronage

A gift in memory to the life of someone special is a thoughtful way to celebrate a cherished event or loved one while providing support for the Gardens. 


There are many opportunities to volunteer, and the Gardens provide relevant training.

Friends of the Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Friends of the Australian National Botanic Gardens was launched on the 14th October, 1990.

Friends increase community awareness of the scientific, educational, recreational and conservation functions of the Gardens, and provide activities for the benefit and pleasure of their members.