8921 Zoological and Botanical Gardens Operation

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

8921 Zoological and Botanical Gardens Operation

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the active management, breeding, preservation, study and exhibition of live plants and animals in a controlled environment such as zoological or botanical gardens.

Primary activities

  • Aquarium operation
  • Arboretum operation
  • Aviary operation
  • Botanical garden operation
  • Herbarium operation
  • Reptile park operation
  • Wildlife park or reserve operation (wildlife actively managed)
  • Zoological park or garden operation


Units mainly engaged in operating fauna reserves or parks where fauna is protected but remains in its natural environment are included in Class 8922 Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks Operation.

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