The Friends are enthusiastic supporters of the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. We undertake activities that support the environmental, scientific and educational purposes of our Botanic Gardens, and we partner with the Botanic Gardens Curator and the City of Gold Coast to foster awareness and community ownership of the Gardens.

Example of Activities: Gardening, Nursery, Herbarium, Visitor Information Centre, Flowers by Friends, Communications, Garden Guides, Education, Botanical Art, Specialist Orchid Collection, Wildlife, Events and Fundraising and Australian Plants Group.

Membership Benefits include: Seasonal and monthly newsletter, access to our extensive reference library, invitations to a variety of functions, partaking in rewarding community activities, opportunity to meet new Friends and learn new skills, discount on books and items at the Friends Centre. For more information download the Membership brochure

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Download and complete the Application/Renewal Form email to

Or call into the Friends centre between 10 am – 2 pm where a volunteer would be happy to help you.