Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Indigenous plant use walks – NAIDOC Week ended on Wednesday 10 July 2019.

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Current events

Beeswax wraps

Beeswax Wraps Workshops for Pollinator Week

17 November 10.00 am – 12.30 pm & 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm — Banks Building

Make your own Bees Wax Wraps for Pollinator Week. Use less plastic at home and get creative at the same time.

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Bushland Nature Walk

Bushland Nature Walk – guided walks

10.00 am – 11.30 am, Thursdays 17, 24 & 31 October & 21 November — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join a volunteer guide to discover flowering plants along the Bushland Nature Walk and enjoy spectacular views over Lake Burley Griffin.

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Sunset Cinema on the Eucalypt Lawn

Sunset Cinema

Wednesdays to Sundays, 21 November 2019 to Saturday 11 January 2020. Gates open 6:30 pm. Note opening night is a Thursday and closing night is a Saturday. — Eucalypt Lawn

Experience cinema among the eucalypts this summer. Gather together your family and friends for a night out to remember. Sit back, relax and watch the stars under the stars!

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Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 July, 10.30 am – 11.30 am — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join a ranger and enjoy an easy walk along our Aboriginal Plant Use Trail.

You’ll discover how Indigenous people from across Australia used plants for food and medicine, to make tools and weapons, and for ceremonial practice.

This is a great activity for the whole family. Engage your senses!

Cost $5. Bookings are essential.

Book 9 July 10.30 am

Book 10 July 10.30 am



Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 July, 10.30 am – 11.30 am


Meet at the Visitor Centre


$5.00 per person. Bookings essential.