Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Wattle Walks ended on Sunday  9 September 2018.

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Current events

Jaz Logan, Mt Stromlo High School, 'Fern Face'

22nd annual schools photographic competition

Entries close on Wednesday 3 October — Australian National Botanic Gardens

Ignite your passion for Australian plants and show off your artistic creativity and photographic skills through images taken in the gardens.

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The gardens at night. Photo by Irene Lorbergs

Photography afterDARK

Fridays 26 October, 9 November, 18 January and 15 February, Times vary depending on sunset — Meet at the Crosbie Morrison amphitheatre

Join Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography for an exclusive three hour guided night photography workshop in the gardens. Learn how to 'paint with light' during sunset, dusk and the black of night.

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NatureArt kids club

NatureArt kids club

Last Sunday of every month – February–November, 10.00 am–12.00 noon — Banks Building

Join NatureArt Kids Club art and science adventures for an exciting exploration of nature in the gardens.

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11.00 am – 12.00 pm daily, 1–9 September — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Discover the diversity of the genus Acacia (commonly known as wattle) on free guided walks through the gardens for Wattle Week.

Along the way you’ll learn fascinating stories and enjoy the first signs of spring.

No bookings required.


11.00 am – 12.00 pm daily, 1–9 September


Meet at the Visitor Centre