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Research in the Australian National Botanic Gardens

Research in the Australian National Botanic Gardens is subject to the Environment Protections and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act), the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000 (Cth) (EPBC Regulations) and the Australian National Botanic Gardens Management Plan 2012-2-22.

You will need to apply online for a permit to carry out scientific research within the Gardens. You will also be required to sign a copy of the permit conditions and an indemnity before a permit will be issued.

There is no fee for a research permit, but if your proposed research incurs costs to Australian National Botanic Gardens you will be required to reimburse them. Further details about permits for research are available by calling 6250 9540 or via email at email@anbg.gov.au.

Supply of plant material

The Australian National Botanic Gardens supplies plant material to institutions where and when the purpose is consistent with, and not a hindrance to, the aims and work of the Australian National Botanic Gardens or the Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research.

Supply is on the basis of a signed agreement in which the purpose of the material is described and the recipient agrees to use the material for that purpose exclusively and not pass the material on to a third party without prior agreement.

Further details about the supply of specimens are available at http://www.anbg.gov.au/gardens/living/permits/index.html.

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