Give a Gift Membership to the Friends

  • Looking for a special gift for a special person, a gift that keeps on giving.
  • Give a gift that lasts all year. The perfect way to share your passion for the Gardens.
  • New Friends' members enjoy many great benefits including an invitation to our New Members' Welcome, free copies of Botanic News, an introductory free ticket offer to one of our events, special member only events, and many other benefits, including discounts at Friends' Plant Sales, RBGV outlets & tours, as well as participating businesses.

How to arrange a Gift Membership:

  • Online in Shop - Purchase a Gift Membership in Online Shop. Complete details on Gift Membership form (below) and return to the Friends' office by email ( or post (Gate Lodge, 100 Birdwood Ave Melb)

By Post, Email or Phone - Download, complete and return Gift Membership form (below). Contact the Friends' office on (03) 9650 6398 or to purchase direct 
In person - drop into the Friends' office at Gate Lodge (100 Birdwood Ave Melb) and organise a Gift Membership personally   

Gift Membership will be sent in one of our beautiful 
Botanic Art CardsPlease allow up to 5 working days for delivery of gift pack or call us for urgent gifts. When purchasing your Gift Membership, please advise us whether to send it to the giver or direct to the recipient.

Gift Membership Types and Subscription Rates

Subscription rates shown are as at 1/1/2019 and are subject to annual review.
Individual membership 
(living within 50 km of the Melbourne GPO) Inc. GST
$68 - 1 year
Household membership 
Two adults living at the same address; 
please include name of other person when completing Gift Membership Form. Inc. GST
$94 - 1 year
Country/Interstate/Overseas/Student or Pensioner membership (1 year)
$47 Inc. GST

Member benefits include

  • New Members' Welcome
  • Member only events
  • Botanic News magazine
  • Nursery plant sales
  • Support Special Projects

  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Discounts on Friends ' activities and merchandise
  • Discounts at RBGV
  • Join Now to become involved