Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Wonderful Australian Trees ended on Sunday  7 May 2023.

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Current events

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Bilby trail and craft activities (self-guided)

Fri 29 Mar - Sun 28 Apr — Collect a map from the Visitor Centre

Learn about the bilby and its habitat on a children's self-guided trail.

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Bush Fragrance

6 Apr – 5 May 2024 — Visitor Centre at the Australian National Botanical Gardens

This exhibition celebrates the work of the Botanic Art Group and their love of native flora.

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Tree walks.

Free Guided Walk: Parliamentary Timber

6 to 12 May, 11 am–12 pm & 2–3 pm — Meet at the clock near the bridge.

Join a free guided walk during ACT Tree Week to learn about the beautiful Australian timbers featured in Parliament House.

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Garden of Letters by the Canberra Calligraphy Society

8 May 2024 - 2 June 2024 — Visitor Centre at the Australian National Botanical Gardens

Join the Canberra Calligraphy Society for their next exhibition ‘Garden of Letters’ at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

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1-7 May: 11am-12pm & 2pm-3pm

Celebrate Canberra Tree Week by joining a free guided walk. See a variety of wonderful Australian native trees including Eucalypts, Casuarinas, Bunya pines and many others. Learn about the evolution of Australian trees and how they have been adopted across the world.

Meet at the clock near the bridge. No booking required for individuals but groups of more than six people should contact a week before the planned walk.


1-7 May: 11am-12pm & 2pm-3pm