The Australian Seed Bank Partnership aims to safeguard Australia’s plant populations and communities against further extinction through ex situ conservation; helping to ensure our plants are kept safe for future generations.
*Maintains a nationally cooperative seed banking effort.
* Collects and stores seed in secure conservation seed banks as long-term insurance against loss of biodiversity.
*Researches seed germination and storage requirements to improve conservation and restoration outcomes from seed banking.
*Trains and builds Australian expertise in seed science to support the conservation and restoration.
*Shares knowledge about Australian flora and the Partnership's work.
Learn more about the partners and read their plant stories.