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Creating an Australian bush garden

Donations to our 2018 Annual Appeal helped the Museum to acquire plantings for our native garden, a central feature in our newly redesigned Forecourt.

The gardens are transforming the Museum entrance, creating a bush garden filled with eucalypts, seasonal floral displays, shaded seating and a welcome to Country from the land’s traditional owners. We would like to thank our generous donors, including those who chose to remain anonymous.

The new design includes The People's Walk, where families can have their name or that of a loved one etched into a bluestone paver near the entrance.

An artist's impression of a landscaped area with buildings.
Image by ARM Architecture and TCL

Thank you

Doris Amesbury
Elaine Andersen
Bernadette Barnett
Nerida Barges
Graeme and Linda Beveridge
Linda Birzenieks
Nicole Bright
JE Brown
Steven Cremer
Sarah Davies
Irene Durant
Geoff Farrell
Stephen Gallacher
John Gandel AC and Pauline Gandel AC
Elizabeth Grant AM
Elizabeth Halfnights

Catherine Harris
Leonie Hunt
Dr Anthea Hyslop
Margaret Kalms
Dr Joan Kitchin
Ann Lancaster
Rob Lundie
Ben and Marina Maguire
John Mann
Dr Betty Meehan
Michael Moreing
Ruth Morschel
Neil Munro
Jenny Myers
Dr Anthony Nicholls
LW Ovington

Mark Parkinson
Anna Prosser
Kate Roediger
Helen and Alan Rose
Jennifer Rowland
Rev Garth Shaw
Linda Shaw
Barbara Slotemaker de Bruine
Dr Annette Thomas
Barbara Wallace
Ian Wilkey
Leonard Wise
Maitland Wheeler
Treviris Holdings

The People’s Walk

Etch your name in history by making a donation today.

Contact us

Karen Pittar, Philanthropy Coordinator
Phone +61 2 6208 5373

National Museum of Australia, GPO Box 1901, Canberra ACT 2601
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