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Eltham, Victoria

Australian Plants Expo
Saturday 27 and Sunday 28

Venue: Eltham Community & Reception Centre, 801 Main Road, Eltham.

Native plant & book sale, stunning native flower displays, and other related products for sale. Up to 6 separate plant stalls. Refreshments available. Wheelchair friendly. Adults $5, Concessions $4, Children free.

Mullewa, Western Australia

Wildflower Show
Thursday 25 to Sunday 28

‘Outback Bloom’ is Mullewa’s Wildflower Festival right in the heart of wildflower country. 4 days of magic with a dazzling wildflower display, guided walks, art and more!

Cnr. Jose St & Maitland Rd Mullewa, WA, Australia 6630

Entry Fee is $5 for Adults, $3 Pensioners/Children. Children under 5 are free.

Bulli, New South Wales

Open Days, Illawarra Grevillea Park
Saturday 3 and Sunday 4; 10am to 4pm

The enclosed section of the Park is only open on six weekends per year. It is a showplace for many plants; there are hundreds of grevilleas and a wide range of other native species in a landscaped setting.

The Park is located at the rear of Bulli Showground – turn off the Pacific Highway at the Woonona-Bulli Sports Club, just south of Slacky Creek). It is just a short walk from the Bulli railway station. Admission to the enclosed area is $7 (accompanied children free).

Barbecue and picnic facilities available. Bring your lunch and make it a family day! Drinks on sale at the old Sherbrooke chapel (which also has a displays and an abundance of literature on native plants).

Special openings for tours from groups (such as bus tours by Garden Clubs) can be arranged.

Apart from the Open Days, there are two unenclosed sections which are accessible 365 days a year.

  • Rear Rainforest Section: This is a popular area for walkers and access is either from Seymour St (off Cope Place), Bulli or walking around the northern boundary fence. This area is for walkers only and other forms of activity are forbidden.
  • Front Section: This area is RMA land which is maintained by The Grevillea Park. It provides open land as well as many plantings.

See the Park’s web site for further details.

Kiama, New South Wales

ANPSA Biennial Conference
Saturday 10 to Friday 16 September 2022

ANPSA’s next Biennial Conference will be held in Kiama, New South Wales, with the theme ‘Australian Flora – Past Present Future’. The Conference will be hosted by members of the Australian Plants Society (NSW).

Registrations are now open. To register, Click Here.

Details of previous conferences and tours can be viewed at the 2018 and 2015 Conference websites to allow those who are considering attending in 2022 to see the range and scope of activities that can be expected (see links on the Biennial Conference page).

Bulli, New South Wales

Open Days, Illawarra Grevillea Park
Saturday 10 and Sunday 11; 10am to 4pm

See above for Park details.

Mt Evelyn, Melbourne

14th FJC Rogers Seminar 2022
Saturday 15 and Sunday 16

The theme of this seminar will be Fabulous Peas – Learn about Australian pea flowers, the fabulous plants of the Faboideae sub-family.

Hosted by Hosted by Australian Plants Society Maroondah.

Speakers from interstate and local will cover Identification, Propagation, Horticulture and Research. In addition there will be pea plants and books for sale, garden bus tour and Australian pea art exhibition.

Registration form is available at: