s Handbury Award - Past Recipients - Australian Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens

Handbury Award Past Recipients

THE AWARD CATEGORIES are:

Exceptional contribution by an individual member to their Botanic Garden, Park, or Arboretum.

Exceptional contribution of a member organisation to its Botanic Garden, Park, or Arboretum.

2023 Handbury Award Nomination Form

Download the 2023 Handbury Award Nomination Form here (pdf)

Recipients 2021

CATEGORY 1

Margaret Lynch, Friends of Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden
For decades of inspiring leadership as guide, mentor, educator, and nursery volunteer.

Ronda and Peter Hall, Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden Port Augusta Inc.
For decades of dedicated contribution in education, propagation, and garden maintenance and development.

Janet O'Hehir, Friends of Camperdown Botanic Gardens and Arboretum Trust
For remarkable dedication to advocacy, education, and garden development and for the indomitable spirit she brings to the gardens.

Beth and Raoul Dixon, Friends of Ballarat Botanical Gardens
For long-term dedication to the activities of FBBG through guiding, education and administration.
Will be accepted by Merrill Shulkes.

Kevin Stokes, Friends of Hunter Region Botanic Gardens
For long-term contribution to the establishment and development of the Gardens, education, and administration.

Kevin McDonald, OAM. Friends of Hunter Region Botanic Gardens
For long-term contribution to the establishment and development of the Gardens, education, and guiding.

CATEGORY 2

Friends of Kings Park and Botanic Garden. WA
For major contribution to Kings Park, through fundraising for major works and volunteer effort.

The Friends of the National Arboretum Canberra
For major contribution by collective volunteer endeavour and financial contribution to major projects.

Friends of Eurobodalla Botanic Garden
For major contribution in support of major works and volunteer endeavour.

Friends of the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens
For outstanding contribution by collective volunteer endeavour and securing funding for major works.

Friends of the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Growing Group
For major contribution over many years of collective volunteer effort and financial contribution.

Friends of Orange Botanic Gardens. Propagation Group
For major contribution by preservation of threatened species by volunteer effort and for financial contribution.

The Friends of the Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden. Port Augusta. Inc.
For outstanding contribution to the foundation of AALBG and continued collective volunteer and financial contribution over decades.