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TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary Acknowledgements

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INTRODUCTION International Experience Goals Public Horticulture in Australia

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GARDENS VISITED: BIOGRAPHIES AND MISSION STATEMENTS Botanic Gardens and Centennial Parklands (BGCP) Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mount Tomah

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Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan Botanic Gardens of South Australia Adelaide Botanic Gardens Mount Lofty Botanic Garden Wittunga Botanic Garden Booderee National Park & Botanic Gardens The Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Taronga Zoo OBSERVATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS Longwood Gardens’ 2016-2022 Strategic Plan Goal 4: Return on Mission Summary & Recommendations Goal 5: Civic Responsibility Community Engagement Summary & Recommendations Environmental Stewardship Summary & Recommendations Accessibility Summary & Recommendations CONCLUSION KEY RECOMMENDATIONS

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