Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Australian Botanic Garden




PlantBank opening

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John Siemon and Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Governor of NSW © Jaime Plaza, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

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Tony Auld National Parks looking through diversity wall © Simone Cottrell, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

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Tony Cripps CEO HSBC Bank Australia, Robyn Parker, Brett Summerell, Marie Bashir, banking the first seed © Simone Cottrell, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust 

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PlantBank opening ceremony and activities. © Jaime Plaza, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

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Mr Jai Rowell MP. Member for Wollondilly, Robyn Parker, Chris Patterson, Marie Bashir, Brett Summerell with children in the classroom at the PlantBank © Simone Cottrell, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

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Chris Patterson, Mr Jai Rowell, Robyn Parker, Kerrie Armstrong © Jaime Plaza, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

Official Opening of the Australian PlantBank - Friday 11 October 2013

Official Party

  • Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Governor of NSW
  • The Hon Robyn Parker MP, Minister for Environment and Heritage
  • Mr Ken Boundy, Chair, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust
  • Dr Brett Summerell, Acting Executive Director Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust
  • Mr Clive Austin, Chairman, Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens
  • Mr Tony Cripps, HSBC CEO
  • Mr Daniel Fitzpatrick, Senior Manager Media Relations, HSBC
  • Mr John Brannon, Head of External Affairs, BHP Billiton Illawarra Coal
  • Mr Troy McDonald, President, BHP Billiton Illawarra Coal
  • Mr Peter McIntyre, Managing Director, TransGrid
  • Mr Chum Darvall, Chairman, TransGrid
  • Ms Debbie Mills, CEO, Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens
  • Ms Caz McCallum, Director, The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan
  • Mr John Siemon, Project Manager, The Australian PlantBank
  • Ms Karla Davies, Public Relations Coordinator Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust