Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia


Foundation & Friends of the Botanic Gardens

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Foundation & Friends 32nd Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens Ltd (Foundation & Friends) will be held on Wednesday 12 November at 6pm in the Joseph Maiden Theatre, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney. If you wish to attend please RSVP by Tuesday 11 November by phoning our office on 02 9231 8182 or email For more details on the meeting please click here. If you are unable to attend the AGM in person you can nominate a proxy by filling in the Appointment of Proxy Form and returning the completed form to our office via email or post. To download a copy of the Notice of the AGM and the Appointment of Proxy Form please click here.

Learn more about Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens

Member benefits

  • All members are rewarded for their support by receiving many valuable member benefits, privileges and discounts. And there’s even more to enjoy as a member. You can become a members volunteer, and get the inside view.

Join now

  • Join now and become part of the Gardens experience.

Renew your membership

  • Renew now and continue to be part of the Gardens experience.

Donate now

  • Donate now and 100% of your donation will go directly to projects within the Gardens. Foundation & Friends raises funds for an amazing range of projects that improve the Gardens and enable important scientific research. Projects include supporting the Rainforest Seed Conservation Project, research into the Wollemi pine, creating the Rare and Threatened Plants gardens, and upgrading historic buildings in the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney.

Become a volunteer


  • Events - Talks, workshops, bushwalks, special events, plant and book sales, and tours - are an enjoyable way to discover more about plants and gardens. And they're a great way to meet other garden lovers.
  • NYE in the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney - the Garden is closed to the public on New Year's Eve but Foundation & Friends' members can purchase tickets for themselves and their guests to a family-friendly picnic in the Garden. The Mare and Foal Lawn on Farm Cove provides a great view of the fireworks. Bring your own picnic, however no sharp knives or glass are allowed to be brought in. Tickets are not available on the night. All bookings must be made by members.
  • Tours - Special interest tours for garden enthusiasts and nature lovers.



Growing Friends' Plant Sales

  • Visit our Growing Friends' nurseries for weekly and special plant sales.

Contact us

  • By phone, during business hours, on 02 9231 8182
  • By email
  • By fax: 02 9241 3064
  • By post:
    Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens
    Cottage 6
    Mrs Macquaries Road
    Sydney NSW 2000
  • Visit us - see map
  • Subscribe to our E-newsletter




Become a member and enjoy an exclusive picnic in the Royal Botanic Garden on New Year's

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