The Society for Growing Australian Plants was founded by Mr. A. J. Swaby of Melbourne. For several years, from May, 1954, Mr. Swaby wrote a column "Know Your Natives" in the popular gardening magazine "Your Garden".
Regional & District Groups
ANPSA consists of eight affiliated Member Societies, one for each of the six Australian states plus the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory.
The membership of the Society consists of people of all ages with broad and varying interests and backgrounds.