Community Support

Gold Coast Botany supports local community and not-for-profit organisations , either pro-bono or at reduced rates. This can cover a range of expertise including one-off plant identification to workshops and presentations. We also offer planning advice in relation to flora and vegetation matters.

Workshops can include:

  • Native plant identification
  • Weed identification
  • Threatened plant species
  • Guided botanical walks

Organisations assisted include (in alphabetical order):

  • Australian Rainforest Conservation Society (ARCS)
  • Camp Creek Rehabilitation Project
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ecovillage Land Management
  • Friends of Springbrook Alliance
  • Friends of The Ormeau Bottle tree
  • Gold Coast Bushwalkers Club
  • Gold Coast & Hinterland Environment Council (Gecko)
  • Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens
  • Nerang Community Association
  • Numinbah Valley Environmental Education Centre (NVEEC)
  • Outdoor & Environmental  Education Centres (O&EEC)
  • Platypus Watch (Gold Coast)
  • Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) Camp Bornhoffen
  • Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service
  • Springbrook Catchment Management Landcare Group
  • Springbrook Wildlife Appreciation Group (SWAG)
  • University of Queensland
  • Wildlife Queensland

Friends of The Ormeau Bottle Tree Community Day, 2013:

Please contact us for any enquiries.


Recent presentations:

June 2019

Green Week – Rosser Park Botanic Gardens: “Local Plants, past and present”.

February 2019

Springbrook Wildlife Appreciation Group: “Local Plant Biodiversity”.

November 2018

Gecko Talks, Currumbin RSL: “Local Plant Biodiversity”.

March 2017

Rainforests of Subtropical Australia (ROSA) Symposium  – Healthy Land and Water Robina Community Centre: “Incremental Loss in a Regulated World

October 2016

Landcare Forum – Gold Coast Catchment Association Robina Community Centre: “Invisible Biodiversity – Threatened Plants of the Gold Coast

August 2016

Science Week – Rosser Park Botanic Gardens “Spot the Panda – Threatened Plants of the Gold Coast

June 2016

Lamington Natural History Association, Binna Burra – “What’s in your backyard?”

March 2016

Gold Coast Bushwalkers Club – “Threatened Plants of the Gold Coast

December 2015

Gold Coast Catchment Association AGM – guest speaker

December 2015

Friends of Rosser Park Botanical Gardens AGM – guest speaker

March 2015

Queensland Arborist Association – Plant Identification Workshop

February 2015

Springbrook Wildlife Appreciation Group – “Declared and Environmental Weeds

July 2014

Queensland Arborist Association – Plant Identification Workshop

January 2014

OECC Annual Conference – Key Note Speaker “Know Your Patcha Snapshot of Local Biodiversity

September 2013

Springbrook Wildlife Appreciation Group – “Threatened Plants of Springbrook

July 2013

Wildlife Qld Forum: Queensland’s’ Biodiversity Crisis – “Qld Legislation Changes: Threats to Local Biodiversity

March 2013

Numinbah Valley Environmental Education Centre – “Threatened Plants of the Local Area




Phone: 0411 694 258

Post: P.O. Box 471, Mudgeeraba QLD 4213



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