To be internationally recognised as a centre of excellence in southern hemisphere cool climate plants, and to enrich Tasmania’s social and cultural environment
To manage, conserve and enhance the RTBG by delivering sustainable and relevant programs in plant collections and displays, tourism and recreation, cultural heritage, research, and learning for Tasmania and the broader community.
The principles and values that underpin the Gardens’ operations are:
- Pursuit of excellence
- Fair dealing in commercial and community service
- Social and environmental consciousness
- Scientific inquiry and integrity
- Public accessibility and responsiveness
- Staff involvement in planning and programs
- Recognition of, and assistance, for Friends, volunteers and supporters
- Administrative efficiency and accountability
- Respect and recognition for employees and all other stakeholders.
The eight strategic goals have been defined to achieve the vision and mission of the RTBG.
Goal 1 To ensure the RTBG is internationally recognised for:
- southern hemisphere cool climate plants
- cultural landscape
- Aboriginal and European heritage
Goal 2 To achieve excellence in horticultural and botanical education, research, training and extension programs
Goal 3 To communicate the relevance and importance of the RTBG, its programs, people and context through meaningful and valued interpretation
Goal 4 To be a recognised deliverer of quality programs, products and services
Goal 5 To be a community leader in sustainable environmental programs
Goal 6 To deliver innovative, proactive and sustainable business practices to support and enhance RTBG programs and resourcing
Goal 7 To reposition as one of the top Tasmanian attractions in terms of number visits and level of awareness
Goal 8 To provide a safe and enriching work and social environment for staff, stakeholders and visitors