National Arboretum Canberra

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  • General enquiries, please call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81, Sunday to Monday, online: ACT Government Feedback form
  • For all venue hire, call Ginger Catering on 02 6130 0170, email:
  • Conservatory Restaurant bookings, call Ginger  Catering on 02 6130 0173, email:
  • Tour bookings, call 6205 5082, online: ACT Government Feedback form
  • Education enquiries, including school visits, activities and school holiday programs, call our Education Officer on 02  6207 8156, email:

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Friends' Speakers Series: Monday 28 April 2014

Max Bourke AM will give his audience a glimpse of the many and varied arboreta overseas in his talk titled 'Arboreta around the world - how will the National Arboretum compare?' Tony Lawson will delve into the colourful world of birds at the Arboretum. Come along and hear these two knowledgeable and lively speakers.

When: 6.30 – 7.30 pm, Monday 28 April 2014

Cost: $10 per person. $8 for Friends and Arboretum members.

Bookings: Phone the Arboretum gift shop on 02 6207 8484 or email – seats are limited.

Friends' Speakers Series 2014, 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Date Speaker Topic
23 June Dr G Norton
Dr D Shorthouse
Behind the scenes of today's border security.
Development of the Southern Tablelands Ecosystems Park Garden (STEP) at the National Arboretum.
25 August Ms A Duncan
Ms B Mitterdorfer
Sustaining Canberra – the role of the National Arboretum in regional sustainability.
Simple Seed or Trouble Weed.
27 October Eminent photographers Photography at the National Arboretum, including the awards for the Arboretum Photography Competition.

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Canberra Connect Contact Centre

Phone 13 22 81 from 7 am to 8 pm AEDT Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm AEDT Saturday, and 9 am to 5 pm Sunday.

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