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If any of the information below is outdated please contact : email@example.com.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org – 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. email@example.comAll 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 2017
Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September 9am to 4pm both days
The Old Courthouse Cliff Rd Wollongong
Late Spring Show
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October 9am to 4pm both days
The Old Courthouse Cliff Rd Wollongong
ANOS Macarthur and District
We meet 3rd Thursday each month, 8pm. Birriwa Community Hall, Fitzpatrick Rd, Mt Annan.
- President : Wally Southwell firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
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 :
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Secretary : Peter Denning 02 49753729 email@example.com
- Treasurer: Elvire Hochguertel 0401 167 099 firstname.lastname@example.org
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).
- President: Andrew Locke Contact: (02) 8824 6338 or email@example.com
- Secretary: Shoo Peng Siah contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Address for correspondence: 9 Alicia St, Glenwood, NSW, 2768.
All enquires to Andrew Locke Contact: (02) 8824 6338 or email@example.com
Show / Events :
Sarc Show: 21 Oct 2017 Location: Federation Pavilion, Doran Drive, Castle Hill Showgrounds, Castle Hill, NSW (Click here to view with google maps).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Secretary: Bryan Spurrs (02)9943 0474 / PO Box 421, Forestville NSW 2087
ANOS New Zealand Native Orchid Group
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- President: David McConachie – email@example.com 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 – firstname.lastname@example.org / 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 – email@example.com /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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 4 Sutherland Street, Teesdale, Victoria 3328 Ph: 0352815382
- Secretary : Anita Hinton Hintonshideaway@gmail.com 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, email@example.com Ph (03) 9525-9606
- Secretary: Julie Trower For queries go to firstname.lastname@example.org Address for correspondence: PO Box 169 Bayswater, VIC 3153
- Contact for Enquires and Membership. Phil Ritchie, email@example.com 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.
- President: George Byrne-Dimos – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Secretary: Susan Whitten – email@example.com / PO Box 308 Boronia VIC 3155
- Membership: Stan Harper – firstname.lastname@example.org / PO Box 5392, Pinewood VIC 3149
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;
Spring Show 2017 – September 23 – 24, 9am – 4pm,
Mount Waverley Community Centre, 47 Miller Crescent, Mount Waverley (opposite Mt Waverley Railway Station)
Talks, Demonstrations, Native orchid plant sales & merchandise, Art & photography display & sales
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.
- President: Walter Heath. (email@example.com) Mob. 04 5802 1949.
- Secretary: Lyn Morgan. (firstname.lastname@example.org) Ph. 08 9541 2164. 99 Bywater Way, Wilson, WA.6107