Links to files and resources for new and current members including membership forms are available from the Files below.
The Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens (AFBG) is a national network providing a forum for communication, information and promotion between it’s members, related botanic gardens groups and the community.
To support the purposes the association will endevour to:
A Not For Profit Incorporated Association with a Committee of Management (COM) made up of representatives nominated from and by the Members.
A contracted Administration Officer responsible to the COM Executive manages the general operations and communication with members.
The AFBG is an Associate Member of Botanic Gardens of Australia and New Zealand (BGANZ) a parallel gardens managment network.
Download pdf of our Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between BGANZ and AFBG here.
Based on Consumer Affairs Victoria Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012. MODEL RULES for an Incorporated Association, Associations Incorporation Reform Regulations 2012. Download pdf of Rules of Association of Botanic Gardens Inc. here.
The Association national conference is held biennially in a different location hosted by the local Friends group (2012 Arid Lands Botanic Garden Port Augusta).
The conferences are well supported, bringing together Friends from all states, promoting the host garden and providing useful information through presentations, field trips and networking.