Groups

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If any of the information below is outdated please contact :  info@anos.org.au.

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).

Contact

  • President  :          Gerry Smee         mob. 0403 018 808
  • Secretary  :           Neville Lee          mob. 0405 536 553

All correspondence to either e-mail: ccganos387@gmail.com or PO Box 3010 Erina NSW 2250


ANOS Far North Coast Inc.

. We would like to inform you all the Australian Native Orchid Society  FNC  is  joining the electronic community.

We now have an email address as our preferred contact option which is     anosfnc@gmail.com.

Contact

  • President :  Kevin Foster  0410641773
  • Secretary :  Tony Trigger  0466994084
  • Treasurer :  Marie Harrison  0266814893

Our Meetings are on the third Saturday of the month at the Lismore Library commencing at 1.30pm (excluding December and January)

Shows

Our Show  will be at Ballina Bunnings Store from Thursday 27th to Saturday 29th August 2020 with setup on Wednesday 26th.

 


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. bap@hotkey.net.auAll enquiries can be directed to Bruce or Barry.

    Activities

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

Shows

Spring Show

To be advised

 Late Spring Show


 ANOS Macarthur and District

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

Contact 

Website :    http://macarthuranos.com/

Show Dates and Venues

 Spring Show

Date:                   19 September

Venue:                Oran Park Podium, 351 Oran Park Drive, Oran Park

Benching/ Set Up          7am

 

Show Times        9am – 3.30pm

 Sarcochilus / October Show

Date:                   24 th October

Venue:                Oran Park Podium, 351 Oran Park Drive, Oran Park

Benching/ Set Up           7am
Show Times        9am – 3.30pm


ANOS Mid-North Coast

  • Contact:  John Zietsch  69 The Lakes Way, Forster NSW 2428 –   (02) 6554 9733      jzi01935@bigpond.net.au
    President: Dennis Sinclair   Ph:  02 6582 4809  Treasurer: Richard Murray Ph:  02 6584 8635   Meet on the 3rd Sunday each month, 12 noon, followed by BBQ.      Contact  for location – Taree or Wauchope.

Show / Events :  CANCELLED  Click Here to read more.

The 19th and Final Kempsey Speciosum Spectacular will be held over the weekend of 5th/6th September. Benching will begin on Friday 4th and the ANOS Mid North Coast Group meeting will be on Friday night with guest speakers as usual.


 ANOS Newcastle

Club Postal Address:     7 Farley Close,  Elermore Vale. 2287    NSW

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 :    Tony Clarke                  0404 770 864       mahan-ak@hotmail.com
  • Secretary :   Greg Hannah                7 Farley Close,  Elermore Vale. 2287    NSW      Email:  ghannah8@hotmail.com
  • Treasurer:   Elvire Hochguertel     0401 167 099         elvirehoch@mail.com

ANOS Sydney Group Inc.

Click Here to go to the  ANOS Sydney Group Inc. Website.

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Meetings

 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 anossydney@gmail.com

Show / Events :

Sarc Show:


 ANOS Warringah Group Inc.

Click Here to go to the  ANOS Warringah Group Inc. Website.

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


New Zealand

ANOS New Zealand Native Orchid Group

Click Here to go to the  ANOS New Zealand Website

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

Queensland

ANOS Beenleigh Inc.:

Click Here to go to the ANOS Beenleigh Inc.Website

 Meetings 

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

Contacts

  • 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

Email: anosbeenleigh@gmail.com


ANOS (Qld) – Kabi Group Inc.    (Meets in Brisbane Area)

Click Here to go to the ANOS (Qld) – Kabi Group Inc. website

Contacts

President:   Warren Wilcox            0456 003 035                     anoskabi.warren@gmail.com

Secretary:   Jenny Gall                     0434 405 506                      anos.kabi@gmail.com

Treasurer:    David James               (07) 33595752

Postal Address:       P.O. Box 424, Aspley, Qld 4034

Meetings

Monthly meetings on 2nd Tuesday, February to December  7.30pm Bald Hills Memorial Hall, 2126 Gympie Road, Bald Hills.

Click Here to view with Google Maps

Shows

 


ANOS Mackay and District:

Meetings

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.

Contacts

  • 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 – arthurpinkney@bigpond.com / 24 Barton St, Mackay, QLD, 4738

Activities

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


Native Orchid Society of Toowoomba Inc.

Meetings:

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).

Contacts

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

ANOS Townsville Group:

Meetings

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

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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.

Contact

Native Orchid Society of South Australia (NOSSA)
PO Box 14, Kensington Park S.A. 5068

Click here to contact us via a contact form.

Activities

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


Victoria

ANOS Geelong Inc.

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Click Here to go to the  ANOS Geelong Inc. Website.

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.

 

Contacts

    • President : Neil Anderton     anderton@aanet.com.au    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.

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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.

Contacts

  • President:   John Sharam
  • Secretary:    Richard Johnson   For queries go to  richard.g.johnson@outlook.com   Address for correspondence: PO Box 169 Bayswater, VIC 3153
  • Contact for Enquires and Membership.   For queries go to info@anos.com.au

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)

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Click Here to go to the ANOS Vic. Website

We meet at

Glen Waverley Community Centre      700 Waverley Road, Glen Waverley  (Opposite Allen Street)

Melway: 71 / C4/C5

We  meet monthly on the first Friday, except January (no meeting)

Members are encouraged to bring their plants for show / tell / questions / selling.

Contacts

Activities

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

CANCELLED

 


Western Australia

ANOS Western Australia Inc.

Group Meets at :

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

Time Group Meets:

New meeting day: 4th Tuesday of the month, 7:30pm

Contacts

 

Western Australian Native Orchid Study and Conservation Group Incorporated

Click Here to go to the Western Australian Native Orchid Study and Conservation Group Incorporated Website.

During the principal orchid flowering season from March to November meetings are held at 7:30 pm in the Kings Park Administration Buildings off Fraser Avenue.

Visitors are welcome.

Following the general meeting formalities we discuss current orchid conservation matters and group and personal field trips. Members are addressed by a variety of speakers on a broad range of topics usually pertaining to orchids. Photographs taken by members are often shown at meetings, concluding with a light super.


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