Friends History

  • Friends have been the driving force in the establishment of the Friends have gone from strength to strength since the initial Community Planting day in 2003.
  • Place People and Plants is a summarised pictorial history of the Botanic Gardens site and its development into a regional botanic garden. Visit the Friends Centre for more publications about earlier efforts to establish a Botanic Gardens on the Gold Coast.
  • Friends welcome any new members keen to join us on the journey of the continued development of our Botanic Gardens.
  • Call in to the Friends Centre and see for yourself.
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