Media Releases


1 September - First day of spring heralds new five-season model for Australia

5 August - Discover the plant world during National Science Week

8 July - Australian flora the winner at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

26 June - New appointments to the Royal Botanic Gardens Board Victoria

24 June - National service theme for NAIDOC event at Cranbourne Gardens

6 June - Top local horticulturists selected for world’s largest flower show

3 June - Australian Garden set to shine in English summer 

29 Apr - Release of the Euphemia Henderson Collection at The Gardens Shop

28 Mar - Gardens congratulates the Elliots on entering Horticultural Hall of Fame

20 Mar - Nature Play Week celebrations at the Gardens

3 Mar - Lunch by the Lake - Melbourne Food and Wine Festival comes to Cranbourne

22 Jan - Royal Botanic Gardens’ Ecologist awarded for scientific excellence


22 Nov - Melbourne Observatory celebrates 150 years

5 Oct - Australian Garden wins international design award

24 Sep - Spring into the school holidays at the Gardens

17 Sep - $1.25m to benefit science and children at Royal Botanic Gardens

2 Sep - Rare seaweed named after Botanic Gardens’ Chief Executive 

26 Aug - Gardens Chair to retire

20 Jun - Local artists feature in botanical art exhibition at Cranbourne

20 Jun - Take a punt at the Botanic Gardens this spring

5 Jun - Arid Garden devastated in act of vandalism

20 May - Australian Garden commemorates Kevin Taylor

10 Jan - Family fun day at RBG Cranbourne