ANOS Groups are found throughout Australia and New Zealand. Groups run monthly meetings, shows, field trips and provide a friendly environment to nurture your knowledge concerning our native orchid heritage.

In additional, many groups are engaged in the conservation of native orchids in their areas.

ANOS Groups are made up of friendly people who have years of experience in all facets of growing, showing and protecting our native orchid heritage.

All groups welcome new members and guests and visitors.

If any of the information below is outdated please contact :

Click here to find a Group in your State:

New South Wales , New Zealand , Queensland , South Australia , Victoria and  Western Australia.

New South Wales


 ANOS Central Coast

We meet 2nd Wednesday each month, 8pm. Narara Community Centre, 2 Pandala Rd, Narara 2250   (Click here to view with google maps).



  • President:   John Andrews – 0407 689 630
  • Secretary:  Mike Fish :  PO Box 3010, Erina NSW 2250 – (02) 4340 5157


ANOS Far North Coast Inc.

We meet  3rd Saturday each month (except December),  please contact the secretary regarding the meeting venue if you are wishing to attend, guests welcome.


  • Secretary:   Keith Skaines PO Box 399 , Ballina NSW 2478 – (02) 66866303


ANOS Illawarra Group

We meet at The Old Courthouse, Cliff Rd Wollongong  2nd Tuesday each month gathering around 7pm and starting at 7.30  (Click here to view with google maps).

  • Vice President  Barry Bush  H. 42845781
  • Secretary  Bruce Porter H. 42848308   E. enquiries can be directed to Bruce or Barry.


    During the year we try to organise 2 field trips and a visit to a couple of members orchid houses.


Spring Show 2018

To be advised


 Late Spring Show



 ANOS Macarthur and District

We meet 3rd Thursday each month, 8pm. Birriwa Community Hall, Fitzpatrick Rd, Mt Annan.


  • President :   Wally Southwell    20 Colo Street, Couridjah, NSW 2168 – (02) 4681 8589


ANOS Mid-North Coast

  • Contact:  John Zietsch  69 The Lakes Way, Forster NSW 2428 –   (02) 6554 9733
    President: Dennis Sinclair   Ph:  02 6582 4809Treasurer: Richard Murray Ph:  02 6584 8635Meet on the 3rd Sunday each month, 12 noon, followed by BBQ.      Contact  for location – Taree or Wauchope.

Show / Events :

To be advised


 ANOS Newcastle

Club Postal Address: PO Box 4021 Rathmines NSW 2283

Monthly Meetings: 4th Thursday at 7.30pm except December – Elermore Vale Community Centre 129 Croudace St Elermore Vale NSW 2287   (Click here to view with google maps).

  • President :   Phil Radford                       02 49459616
  • Secretary :   Peter Denning                   02 49753729
  • Treasurer:   Elvire Hochguertel           0401 167 099


ANOS Sydney Group Inc.

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 The 3rd Friday of each month at 8pm.  Baulkham Hills Community Centre  Conie Ave (Off Seven Hills Rd) Baulkham Hills.  (Click here to view with google maps).

All enquires to  Andrew Locke   Contact: (02) 8824 6338 or


Show / Events :

Sarc Show:     To be advised


 ANOS Warringah Group Inc.

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Monthly Meetings: 3rd Tuesday at 8:00 pm – Senior Citizens Hall, Starkey Street, Forestville. (Click here to view with google maps)

  • President:   Bill Dobson          (02)9981 2525
  • Secretary:   Bryan Spurrs      (02)9943 0474     /  PO Box 421, Forestville NSW 2087


    To be advised





New Zealand


ANOS New Zealand Native Orchid Group

Click Here to go to the  ANOS New Zealand Website

  • President: David McConachie –    42 Titiro Moanna Rd., Korokoro, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand       Ph: +64 4 586 0058
  • Secretary: 22 Orchard Street, Wadestown, Wellington, New Zealand.




ANOS Beenleigh Inc.:

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1st Thursday of the month (except January) At Showgrounds Hall, James St Beenleigh  Queensland 4207 (click here to view with google maps). at 7.30 pm


  • President : Mr. John Hutchinson –  0419-007-063
  • Vice-President : Mr. David Cleal  –  0475-394-091
  • Secretary : Rota Bishop  – (07) 3805-1973 /  PO Box 1130, Beenleigh Qld 4207


ANOS Kabi Inc.

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We meet at

Isabella Griffin Room, Strathpine Community Centre, 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine  (click here to view with google maps). 2nd Tuesday all months (except January)at  7.45pm.


  •  President:   Graham Corbin
  • Secretary:   Marilyn Corbin – (07) 3399-9208 Postal address – PO Box 424, Aspley Qld 4034.
  • Editor:  Jenny Gall


ANOS Mackay and District:


The Group meets on the 1st Sunday of the Month at the Mackay Botanical Gardens, Lagoon Street, Mackay Queensland 4740.  (click here to view with google maps).

Visitors to Mackay are always welcome to our meetings.


  • President:  Mr Ron Basson – 6 Harvey’s Rd, Mackay, Qld, 4740
  • Vice President:  Gordon Crichton – 47 Andergrove Rd, Mackay, Qld, 4740
  • Secretary/Treasurer:  Mr Arthur Pinkney (07) 4952-2186 –   / 24 Barton St, Mackay, QLD, 4738


The Group also have meetings at members residences and conduct bush walks.

Native Orchid Society of Toowoomba Inc.


1st Friday each month, 7.30pm. Lutheran Church Hall, corner  of  West St and Alderley St, Toowoomba Queensland  4350     (click here to view with google maps).


  • President :  Neville Rosenberger
  • Secretary: Josie Wright  (07) 4696-2150   Mobile : 0418153003 –  /PO Box 2141,Toowoomba, Queensland, 4350/106 Umbiram Rd, Wyreema QLD 4352

ANOS Townsville Group:


Held on the 1st Tuesday of each Month commencing at 8pm at the Townsville Orchid Society Hall, Corner of Bamford Lane and Charles St. Kirwan,  Queensland 4817 (click here to view with google maps).

  • President: John Nuss  92 Curie Street, Wulguru, Queensland, 4811.  (07) 4778-4311

Small but friendly group visitors very welcome.


South Australia


Native Orchid Society of South Australia


Click Here to go to the NOSSA Website

Meetings are held monthly on the fourth Tuesday of each month (except December and January) Doors open at 7.15pm Meeting commences 8.00pm , at  St Matthews Hall, 67 Bridge Road, Kensington, South Australia 5068 (click here to view with google maps).

At the society’s monthly meetings, a photo competition is held where members can submit their orchid photos.  To see the current winning photograph and related article click here.                            Visitors are welcome.


Native Orchid Society of South Australia (NOSSA)
PO Box 565 Unley SA 5061

Click here to contact us via a contact form.


NOSSA field trips offer the chance to see some of our exquisite orchids, as well as the opportunity to meet those who are knowledgeable about our native orchids.  It is a good place to begin learning about orchids.

Bookings are essential.  Click here to book.

Annual Spring Show

Every year, our growers host a show to showcase their best specimens, which are then judged by professionals.  Also a variety of orchids are available for sale to the public, many which cannot be purchased elsewhere.  Our shows are a chance for people to see some of South Australian native orchids as well as plants from interstate.  Go to the Events page for details of the Spring Show




ANOS Geelong Inc.


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Every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm at  Wesley Uniting Church Meeting Hall  100 Yarra Street, Geelong.  (click here to view with google maps).

Parking is available in Yarra St and off Little Ryrie St.    Little Ryrie St is one way so enter from Moorabool St  Geelong.

Each month we have a local, interstate or overseas speaker giving a presentation on topics relating to Australian epiphyte orchids, terrestrial orchids or conservation

Members can bring in their orchids and display them on the benches at the meetings so that others may enjoy them.

We are not a judging society but each month the guest speaker is invited to select the orchid they consider to be the best plant on display.



  • President : Neil Anderton    4 Sutherland Street, Teesdale, Victoria 3328 Ph: 0352815382
  • Secretary : Anita Hinton   609 South Street, Ballarat 3350    Ph: 03 53332338

  ANOS (Melbourne Suburbs Group) Inc.


Click Here to go to the ANOS Melbourne Suburbs Group  Website


Where the Group meets:  Montrose Primary School Hall  Enter off Walker Road Montrose, 3765 , Victoria  (Melway  52 D7)( click here to view with google maps).

When the  group meets:  Every fourth Wednesday of the month commencing at 7-30pm EXCEPT for December and January.



  • President:   Phil Ritchie, Ph (03) 9525-9606
  • Secretary:    Julie Trower   For queries go to Address for correspondence: PO Box 169 Bayswater, VIC 3153
  • Contact for Enquires and Membership.   Phil Ritchie, Ph (03) 9525-9606


ANOS (Melbourne Suburbs Group) Inc welcomes visitors and new members to its activities covering all aspects of Australasian orchids.  We promote the conservation, culture, breeding and exhibition of these plants and their wider appreciation by the general public.




Australasian Native Orchid Society – Vic Group  (ANOS Vic)


Click Here to go to the ANOS Vic. Website


We meet at

Toorak Uniting Church, 603 Toorak Road, Toorak, 3142 Victoria. ( click here to view with google maps).
8:00pm on first Friday of each month, except January
Members are encouraged to bring their plants for show / tell / questions / selling.



Monthly meetings/outings by epiphyte, terrestrial & seed groups; yearly tuber bank distribution;
conservation/weeding working bees and projects; monthly Bulletin packed with reports and info;

Show Dates

Spring Show 2018
To be advised


Western Australia


ANOS Western Australia Inc.

Group Meets at :

Wilson Community Hall, Braibrise Road, Wilson , WA 6107.

Time Group Meets:

7:30 pm 2nd Monday of each month excluding January.