Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

About us


The Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust is a statutory body established under the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Act 1980.

Under section 7 of the Act, the principal objects of the Trust are:

(a) to maintain and improve the Trust lands, the National Herbarium and the collections of living and preserved plant life owned by the Trust,
(b) to increase and disseminate knowledge with respect to the plant life of Australia, and of New South Wales in particular, and
(c) to encourage the use and enjoyment of the Trust lands by the public by promoting and increasing the educational, historical, cultural and recreational value of those lands.

When acting in pursuance of its objects, the Trust shall give particular emphasis to encouraging and advancing the study of systematic botany, and to plant conservation.

Copies of the Act and the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust Regulation 2002 can be located on the Government of New South Wales Legislation Home Page at

Any inquiries concerning the Act or Regulation can be directed to:

Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust
Mrs Macquaries Road
Sydney NSW 2000
Ph: + 61 2 9231 8111
Fax: + 61 2 9251 4403

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