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ANPSA Biennial Conference and Seminar

Every two years ANPSA holds a Conference and Seminar hosted by one of its seven regional branches, on a rotating basis. The conference schedule is as follows:

   2018 Biennial Conference

The 2018 Conference will be held in Hobart, the capital of Australia's island state, Tasmania, hosted by members of the Australian Plants Society (Tasmania).

The Conference will be held from Monday 15 January through to Friday 19 January 2018. Pre- and Post-Conference tours have been planned in association with the Conference.

For full details of the program, accommodation and tours, please see the special 2018 Conference website.

  • January 2018; Tasmania - Registration is now closed
    but see see adjacent box for further details.
  • 2019: Western Australia.
  • 2021: New South Wales.
  • 2023: Victoria.
  • 2025; South Australia.
  • 2027: Queensland.

Associated with each Conference is a week-long seminar including field trips to gardens and natural areas. The Seminar program usually comprises a series of lectures by expert speakers interspersed with the field trips. Two special features are part of each Seminar program:

  • The AJ Swaby Address by an eminent authority in the field of horticulture or science of Australian native plants.
  • The presentation of ANPSA Australian Plants Awards. These awards are issued in Professional and Amateur categories and recognise outstanding achievements in the field of Australian native plants.

Other features of the Conference/Seminar program are the Pre- and Post-Conference Tours. These guided tours allow participants to experience the diversity of the flora of the host State and are usually of 5 days duration.

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