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Fees and Charges

Entry to the Garden is free

The list below is drawn from Wollongong City Council's current fees and charges, and is updated each year on 1 July.

Please note, a 0.5% merchant fee applies to all payments made by credit/debit card.

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Parent HierachyArea Fee NameFee Name GSTGST Current Fee (incl. GST)Current Fee (incl. GST)
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameWeddings & Events: exclusive use of section (other than Rose Garden) - per hour GSTY Current Fee$600.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameWeddings & Events: exclusive use of Rose Garden – per hour GSTY Current Fee$670.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameDedications: Picnic Benches or Bench Seats - per item GSTN Current Fee$2,745.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameDedications: Trees GSTN Current Fee$5,000.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameWeddings & Events: Bond (refundable) – per event GSTN Current Fee$394.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameWeddings & Events: Rose Garden Hire Package (up to 30 chairs, table, tablecloth) - per package GSTY Current Fee$177.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameEvents, Commercial, Filming & Photography: non-exclusive use (not for profit 50% discount applies) - per 4 hours GSTY Current Fee$845.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameAfter Hours Services - per hour GSTY Current Fee$355.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameTours & Workshops: within opening hours - per participant GSTY Current Fee$13.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameChildren's Party Package: up to 20 children - per party GSTY Current Fee$481.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameChildren's Party Package: extra children - per child GSTY Current Fee$16.50
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameCommercial Activity: external booking - per participant GSTY Current Fee$3.20
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameTours & Workshops: outside operating hours – per participant GSTY Current Fee$24.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameVenue Hire & Events: Discovery Centre or Towri Centre Half Day – per 4 hours GSTY Current Fee$207.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden Fee NameVenue Hire & Events: Discovery Centre or Towri Centre Full Day – per 8 hours GSTY Current Fee$307.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Community Events Fee NameTier 4 Community Event: venue hire - per day GSTY Current Fee$338.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Community Events Fee NameTier 4 Community Event: bump in / bump out - per day GSTY Current Fee$169.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Community Events Fee NameTier 4 Community Event: Bond (refundable) - per event GSTN Current Fee$1,125.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Community Events Fee NameTier 3 Regional Event: venue hire - per day GSTY Current Fee$1,690.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Community Events Fee NameTier 3 Regional Event: venue hire - per 4 hours GSTY Current Fee$845.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Community Events Fee NameTier 3 Regional Event: bump in / bump out - per day GSTY Current Fee$845.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Community Events Fee NameTier 3 Regional Event: Bond (refundable) - per event GSTN Current Fee$5,635.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Discovery Centre / Greenhouse Park Fee NameLong workshop participant (> 8 hours) GSTY Current Fee$78.50
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Discovery Centre / Greenhouse Park Fee NameWorkshop – up to 30 people GSTY Current Fee$345.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Discovery Centre / Greenhouse Park Fee NameInterpretation Program (3 Hours) – participant fee GSTY Current Fee$24.50
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Discovery Centre / Greenhouse Park Fee NameSchool Holiday Program: Individual (also hourly rate for weekends) – per participant GSTY Current Fee$14.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Discovery Centre / Greenhouse Park Fee NameSchool Holiday Program: Family of 2 children – per family GSTY Current Fee$25.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Discovery Centre / Greenhouse Park Fee NameWorkshops: Group sessions off-site (plus travel at cost) - per session GSTY Current Fee$1,080.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Discovery Centre / Greenhouse Park Fee NameEnviro Schools Day: Activities - per student GSTY Current Fee$3.10
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameIndividual Plants 50mm Tube GSTY Current Fee$2.40
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameMultiple Plants 50mm Tube >50 plants (WCC Projects only) GSTY Current Fee$1.70
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameIndividual Plants (70mm) Forest Tube GSTY Current Fee$3.20
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameMultiple Plants (70mm) Forest Tube >50 plants (WCC Projects only) GSTY Current Fee$2.90
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameIndividual Jumbo Tube 75mm GSTY Current Fee$4.20
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameMultiple Jumbo Tube 75mm >20 plants (WCC Projects only) GSTY Current Fee$3.80
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameIndividual Plants 140mm Pot GSTY Current Fee$8.10
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameIndividual Plants 200mm Pot GSTY Current Fee$14.50
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameIndividual Plants 250mm Pot GSTY Current Fee$20.50
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameIndividual Plants 300mm Pot GSTY Current Fee$37.50
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameTrees – 25 litre to 400 litre sizes GSTY Fee DescriptionMarket Rate
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NamePlant Sale Discount 25% GSTY Fee DescriptionBy Approval
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NamePlant Sale Discount 50% GSTY Fee DescriptionBy Approval
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameSchool Planting Program – Fee Waiver GSTY Fee DescriptionBy Approval
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameCharitable Donations – Fee Waiver GSTY Fee DescriptionBy Approval
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameWorm farms GSTY Current Fee$96.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Botanic Garden Nursery Fee NameCompost Bins 220L GSTY Current Fee$52.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Technical Services Fee NameExpert Vegetation/Horticultural Advice per hour GSTY Current Fee$231.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Technical Services Fee NameSeed Collection Service per half day GSTY Current Fee$446.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Greenhouse Park Fee NameCorporate hire small up to 10 people GSTY Current Fee$225.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Greenhouse Park Fee NameCorporate hire large over 10 people GSTY Current Fee$450.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Greenhouse Park Fee NameLong workshop participant (> 8 hours) GSTY Current Fee$77.00
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Greenhouse Park Fee NameIndividual participant fee (also hourly rate for weekends) GSTY Current Fee$11.50
Parent HierachyBotanic Garden | Waste Wise Events Fee NameHire of Equipment GSTY Current Fee$113.00

Other event fees

Additional fees may apply to events held within the Botanic Garden. Common event fees are shown below.

Use of electricity

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Parent HierachyArea Fee NameFee Name GSTGST Current Fee (incl. GST)Current Fee (incl. GST)
Parent HierachyParks & Sportfields | Parks And Reserves Fee NameUse of power within a park or reserve (per day) GSTY Current Fee$73.50

Section 68 application fees

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Parent HierachyArea Fee NameFee Name GSTGST Current Fee (incl. GST)Current Fee (incl. GST)
Parent HierachyDevelopment Assessment | Activity Application Fees – Submitted With A Development Application Or Separately Fee NameOther Activities under LGA 1993 GSTN Current Fee$160.00

Urgent Section 68 applications (within 30 days of booked activities)

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Parent HierachyArea Fee NameFee Name GSTGST Current Fee (incl. GST)Current Fee (incl. GST)
Parent HierachyDevelopment Assessment | Activity Application Fees – Submitted With A Development Application Or Separately Fee NameUrgent Fee (For Applications within 30 days of booking date) GSTN Current Fee$325.00

Please see Wollongong City Council's full list of fees and charges for other fees that may apply to your activity.