Our Purpose

The Friends are a vibrant not-for-profit membership based organisation for people who love the RBGV, Melbourne Gardens and plants, and who want to support conservation and scientific research.

Our Mission

  • To develop the bond between the RBGV, Melbourne Gardens and the National Herbarium of Victoria and the people of Victoria
  • To conserve, protect and sponsor the RBGV, Melbourne Gardens and the National Herbarium of Victoria
  • To support the RBGV, Melbourne Gardens and the National Herbarium of Victoria financially
  • To foster the interest of members in the RBGV, Melbourne Gardens and the National Herbarium of Victoria, and in plants and flora generally.