Australian National Botanic Gardens

Following the ACT Government’s announcement of the ACT’s COVID-19 Pathway Forward, we’re pleased to advise that the Australian National Botanic Gardens, as an ‘outdoor attraction’, is permitted to re-open to the public on 29 October 2021.

We look forward to welcoming visitors back to the Gardens from 29 October 2021 and thank you for your patience and support. We will provide further information about our re-opening plans and ongoing COVID-Safe operational plans in the coming weeks.

For further information about the ACT’s COVID-19 Pathway Forward and COVID-19 response, please visit https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/

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Australian National Botanic Gardens re-opening plan

Wednesday 29 September 2021

The Australian National Botanic Gardens, as an ‘outdoor attraction’, is permitted to re-open to the public on 29 October 2021.

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Management Plan 2022 – 2032

Monday 1 February 2021

The Australian National Botanic Gardens is commencing the preparation of a new management plan. The plan will set the direction for the future of the Gardens and guide its management from 2022–2032.

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Current COVID-19 restrictions FAQ

Friday 23 October 2020

Frequently asked questions regarding the current COVID-19 restrictions at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

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Australian National Botanic Gardens re-opens to visitors

Wednesday 27 May 2020

The Australian National Botanic Gardens has re-opened to visitors. We invite you to enjoy a walk, the fresh air and the wide-open spaces.

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Kathryn Scobey is part of the team at the Australian National Botanic Gardens working to ensure the survival of Santalum acuminatum at Uluru-Kata Tjuta.

ANBG grows seedlings to protect Uluru tree from extinction

Friday 24 April 2020

The National Seed Bank at the Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG) has been working on a collection of seeds of Desert Quandong from Uluru-Kata Tjuta to better understand how to propagate the species.

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