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Latest news: Australian National Botanic Gardens

Unearthing Canberra’s extinction vault

Few Canberrans would know we have an extinction vault – a secure collection of about 8 million precious seeds that are an insurance against native plant extinction.

Endangered small purple pea replanted in ACT wilderness

The small purple pea, an endangered native herb, is being transplanted from the Botanic Gardens and re-established in the wild.

Walk through time with megafauna at the Australian National Botanic Gardens

The team at the Australian National Botanic Gardens need your help to discover our long-lost creatures in the Gardens this winter. You’re invited to explore Australia’s ancient megafauna through three extraordinary experiences.

Local women crowned as ACT environmental educators of the year

An Australian National Botanic Gardens Ranger and a young Eastern quoll expert were named Environmental Educators of the Year earlier this month, by the ACT Chapter of The Australian Association of Environmental...

Bunyips, drop bears and more at the National Botanic Gardens

The huge creatures that once roamed our country have returned to the Australian National Botanic Gardens for the month of July in MEGAfauna: myths and legends!

Nine things to do in Canberra over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend

Try out our nine top picks of things to do in Canberra over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, featuring markets, music, theatre, and more.

Golden Wattle Grove marks largest planting of Australia’s floral emblem

The largest planting of Australia’s floral emblem, the Golden Wattle, has taken place in Canberra this week to belatedly celebrate the 50th birthday of the Australian National Botanic Gardens in 2020. Hand grown...

Australian National Botanic Gardens celebrates 50 golden years

With the Australian National Botanic Gardens turning 50 this month, the milestone serves as a reminder of the Gardens’ rich history.

The Gardens turn 50 this month

Originally opened on 20 October 1970, the Australian National Botanic Gardens turns 50 this month, and is celebrating in a subdued fashion due to the pandemic.

Turning 50, Botanic Gardens create Banksia Garden

The Australian National Botanical Gardens is celebrating its 50th anniversary by creating a new garden dedicated to the banksia.

Botanic Gardens receives $10m in government funding

The Australian National Botanic Gardens will replace its 60-year-old horticulture maintenance centre and build new fire suppression infrastructure thanks to a Federal Government funding announcement.

Australian National Botanic Gardens’ 50th Anniversary Year launch, ANBG

CW's socials at Australian National Botanic Gardens’ 50th Anniversary Year launch, ANBG.

Quest offers koala-ty fun

The ‘Scoop’ is in, or more precisely, at the Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG) this March. Cub reporter Scoop is one of 20 larger-than-life Hello Koalas sculptures to be on display in Canberra...

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