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Free Daily Shuttle

The Cranbourne Gardens Shuttle Bus can be booked for transport between Cranbourne Train Station and Cranbourne Gardens. The 8 seater bus is comfortable, is wheelchair accessible (x1 chair), and has a fully compliant baby seat (for carers with prams). Please…

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Dry River Bed replanted

After extensive renovations to garden beds and the fitting of irrigation, the Dry River Bed section of the Australian Garden has now been replanted with new plants, following a design by Landscape Architect, Andrew Laidlaw. The Cranbourne Friends were delighted…

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Welcome Friends members!

If you joined our group at a plant sale, here are two ways to find out more about being a Member of the Cranbourne Friends. You can visit our New Members pageOr you can download our New Members Handbook Happy…

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Volunteers recognised!

The work of some of our members has been formally recognised by the Australian Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens (AAFBG), at a function on Friday 5 May 2023. The Handbury awards recognise exceptional contributions to an Australian Botanic Garden, Arboretum, or…

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Of Friends and Gardens published

Showing how a sand mine in unloved and ignored bushland became one of Melbourne’s most beautiful landscapes, Of Friends & Gardens is a remarkable book. It shares stories about the development of the Friends of Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne and…

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Official Opening Of The Water Treatment Plant At RBGC

Recycled irrigation water launched at RBGC

Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne is now using treated recycled water from the Carrum Downs Eastern Treatment Plant to irrigate the Australian Garden. The Cranbourne Friends congratulate the Gardens on achieving this goal, which means the Gardens are now free from…

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RBGV’s New Child Safe Program

The Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is introducing an important new program for all volunteers, staff, on-site Friends groups and contractors at the Gardens: the new RBGV Child Safe Program.   This program is designed to raise awareness of the importance…

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