Friends Photo Competition

Entries for the Friends Photo Competition is now open to all members. This year we focus on celebrating biodiversity ‘Life in the Gardens’. “Botanic gardens hold documented [...]

Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens’ Honorary Life Membership

Two very worthy recipients of the Friends Of the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens’ Honorary Life Membership, Shelly Kelly and Neil Morley. Both have given an incredible commitment to [...]

Friends Centre – Visitor Information

Friends would like to welcome visitors back to the Friends Centre! It has reopened from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm seven days a week. COVID 19 restrictions are in place with limited numbers of [...]

The Biodiversity Project

Imagine our botanic gardens having a place for Botanically themed interactive displays ….Visitor Information Educational courses and workshops for all ages, event spaces……a Herbarium …A cafe as [...]

Kids In Conservation

Check out these children Holiday activities in the Botanic Gardens. Bookings are essential. Click here for More Details

Environmental Awards

On Saturday, the 2019 City of Gold Coast Environmental Awards ceremony was held at Royal Pines. Congratulations to Sally-Anne Simankowicz who received the Outstanding Volunteer Award for [...]

Travelling with Friends

Every year many of our Friends are touring the world, exploring gardens. This travelogue, our first, is the work of dedicated members of the communications group of the Friends of the Gold Coast [...]

Sustainable Education- a key role of Gold Coast Regional Botanic Garden.

Friends were privileged to be part of an amazing collection of like-minded individuals actively supporting and working for the environment of South East Queensland at the Healthy Land and Water [...]

Gardening Australia visits Bush Foods

The Story of our Country and Bushfoods collections were featured on the ABC Gardening Australia, on Friday 9 March. Watch this episode again on iView or click here Please share with your friends!

Community Planting Achievements

Friends have helped ‘grow’ the Botanic Gardens by organising Community Planting Days since 2003. Have a look at this full summary of what was planted when and by whom.

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