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Diprotodon Insights at the Diprotodon MEGAfauna sculpture ended on Thursday 28 July 2022.

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Colour in Winter Guided Walks

Monday 8 August–Sunday 14 August, 11.00 am–12.00 pm daily — Meet at the clock near the bridge

Brighten your winter day and discover the spectacular colours of leaves, bark, flowers and seeds in the Gardens with a Volunteer Guide.

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Storytime for Canberra Tree Week

Storytime

First Friday of every month — Crosbie Morrison Lawn 

Stories, songs, rhymes and creative activities are brought to life in the Gardens' beautiful natural surroundings.

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Thursday talks, Australian National Botanic Gardens

Thursday Talks

Resume in February 2022 — Theatrette

Our Thursday lunchtime talks cover diverse aspects of the natural world in Australia and around the globe. Bookings essential.

Discover upcoming talks
6, 7, 13, 14, 21 & 28 July; 10.30 am & 11.15 am — Meet at the Diprotodon sculpture on the Eucalypt Lawn

Join children’s author Bronwyn Saunders for a 20 minute talk on the MEGAfauna trail to hear about Diprotodon, the largest marsupial to ever have lived.

Learn about Diprotodon’s strengths and weaknesses; and the environment megafauna lived in. This is aimed at children, but adults are encouraged to come along and learn too.

Weather dependent. No recording please. 

When

6, 7, 13, 14, 21 & 28 July; 10.30 am & 11.15 am

Where

Meet at the Diprotodon sculpture on the Eucalypt Lawn

Price

Free