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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.

No walk in the park this Easter as Botanic Gardens’ closure extended

A leisurely stroll through Canberra’s popular Australian National Botanic Gardens this Easter long weekend is off the cards with the Gardens’ forced closure due to COVID-19 extended until 18 June at the earliest. Parks Australia announced today,...

Honeyeaters send lightning-fast warning signals

New Holland honeyeaters use a two-stage alarm to warn other honeyeaters of imminent danger, according to research conducted at the Australian National Botanic Gardens over several years. The research was conducted by biologists...

Temporary closure of Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, along with Booderee, Kakadu and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Parks, will be temporarily closed to visitors and other non-essential travellers for a minimum of two weeks. Announcing...

Grants boost community gardens

They’re good for our health, good for the soul, the community and the environment, and late last month, Canberra’s community gardens received a $40,000 boost in government funding. Nine projects will share the...