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BGANZ 7th & 6th Congress Material

Helpful Documents and Links

Provided by BGANZ botanic gardens to assist members in the formulation of policies, plans, procedures and other management issues.

BGANZ Victoria Collections Planning Toolkit



Provided by BGANZ botanic gardens to assist members in the formulation of masterplans. 

BGANZ Victoria Collections Planning

BGANZ Professional Development Group

BGANZ Communications Toolkit

BGANZ has developed this communications toolkit to assist members—especially regional members—demonstrate the economic, social and environmental value of gardens.

Australian Botanic Gardens Weed Network (ABGWN)
Weed Risk Assessment Procedure and Management software (WRAPM)

The WRAPM is a software package, developed by the ABGWN together with the Australian Weed Management CRC, that scores weed risk for a particular plant growing in your area.

Member Resources


Document link: Global Code of Conduct on Invasive Alien Species


‘Growing Plants, Growing People: Older volunteers in botanic gardens’
Report by the National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre

The reports explores older people’s engagement in volunteering at botanic gardens... [read more]


Myrtle Rust (Uredo rangelii)

Myrtle rust is an introduced fungal pathogen that affects plants in the Myrtaceae family such as bottle brush, tea tree and eucalypts... [read more]


Introducing BGEN Australia and New Zealand

BGEN (The Botanic Gardens Education Network Australia and New Zealand) is a new special interest group that has been created under the BGANZ umbrella. The purpose of BGEN is to create a professional development network for Botanic Gardens staff and volunteers... [read more]


BGANZ Records Officers Network (BRON)

BGANZ Newsletter article |

Anyone who has fielded telephone calls (or emails) at a botanic garden will know the value of good plant records. The day to day effort of keeping information up to date is well rewarded by the ability to respond to queries, and to give meaning to a living collection... [read more]


BGANZ and Climate Change

In January 2009 BGANZ Council formally adopted the National Strategy and Action Plan for the Role of Australia’s Botanic Gardens in Adapting to Climate Change ( developed by the Council of Heads of Australia’s Botanic Gardens... [read more]



Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens 2010 Masterplan

Brisbane City Botanic Gardens 2015 Masterplan

Thurston Botanic Gardens, Suva, Fiji, Masterplan 2015



The Botanic Gardens Australia and New Zealand Inc (BGANZ) is the chief body representing the interests of botanic gardens in Australia and New Zealand.

BGANZ promotes the interests and activities of Australian and New Zealand botanic gardens and botanic gardens generally and enhances the state of botanic gardens for the benefit of the community.