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The Bulletin is the Society's newsletter. It is produced every second month, with the first Bulletin produced in January 1986. It provides an overview of Society activities, growing tips and other orchid matters.

Editions of the Bulletin since January 2015 are available on this page. For ease of scrolling, the most recent issue is top of the table. For earlier edition select the appropriate category.

2015 - current 2010 - 2014 2005 - 2009
pre 2005

Bulletins from 2015

Edition/DateFeaturesView File
Vol 32 No 6
Nov - Dec 2017
Show report, South and West Regional Show results, Mark Fraser presentation on China tour, Growing cymbidiums, dendrobiums and phalaenopsis Bulletin
2017 Show results
Vol 32 No 5
Sep - Oct 2017
Mike Pieloor presentation on terrestrial orchids, Scott Mann presentation on Chinese cymbidiums, minutes of the AGM Bulletin
Auditted accounts 2016-17
Vol 32 No 4
Jul - Aug 2017
Indonesia Orchid lovers Society, Mark Clement's presentation on orchids in central Australia, Geoff Dyne's presentation on miniature orchids, listing of library books. Bulletin
Vol 32 No 3
May - Jun 2017
Report on March Workshop, Jane Wright presentation on Catasetinae, Travis Milton presentation on native dendrobium hybrids, Autumn Horticultural Society Show results for orchids. Bulletin
Vol 32 No 2
Mar - Apr 2017
Paphiopedilums (David Judge and Jane Wright), introduction to Catasetinae (Jane Wight.) Bulletin
Vol 32 No 1
Jan - Feb 2017
Jane Wright and Ben Walcott presentation on Oncidiums Bulletin
Vol 31 No 6
Nov - Dec 2016
Mark Fraser talk on orchids in Japan, information on 2017 Workshop, results of Southern Orchid Spectacular. Bulletin
Show results
Vol 31 No 5
Sep - Oct 2016
Growing orchids on mounts, Ben Wallace on orchids in Singapore. Bulletin
Vol 31 No 4
Jul - Aug 2016
Minutes AGM, May discussion of greenhouses Bulletin
Accounts 2015-16
Vol 31 No 3
May - Jun 2016
Presentation by Noushka Reiter on breeding of endangered native terrestrials, Alan Stephenson on orchid conservation Bulletin
Vol 31 No 2
Mar - Apr 2016
Presentation by Ben Wallace on Western Yunnan, China Bulletin
Vol 31 No 1
Jan - Feb 2016
Presentation by Jasmyn Lynch Bulletin
Vol 30 No 6
Nov - Dec 2015
Canberra Nature Map Bulletin
2015 Show Results
Vol 30 No 5
Sep - Oct 2015
Presentations on What we do and don't know about Australian native orchids (Mark Clements) and Bhutan (David Judge), show arrangements. Bulletin
Vol 30 No 4
Jul - Aug 2015
AGM minutes, presentation on Drakea orchids by Ryan Phillips Bulletin
Accounts for 2014-15
Vol 30 No 3
May - Jun 2015
Minutes of March, April meetings, cultural notes on rupicolous cattleyas, AGM meeting matters. Bulletin
Vol 30 No 2
Mar - Apr 2015
Minutes of February meetings, deflasking (Mark Fraser), Mark Clements presentation on Orchids in Europe. Bulletin
Vol 30 No 1
Jan - Feb 2015
Minutes of November meeting, part 2 of Ben Wallace presentation on Borneo. Bulletin

Karen Groeneveld's report on the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand Forum on the State of Native Plants in the ACT 20 August. Report

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Bulletins from 2010 to 2014

Edition/DateFeaturesView File
Vol 29 No 6
Nov - Dec 2014
Minutes of September and October meetings, Karen Groeneveld's report on the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand Forum on the State of Native Plants in the ACT 20 August, Show results. Bulletin
Show results
Vol 29 No 5
Sep - Oct 2014
Minutes of July, August meetings, Genevieve Wright's presentation on flora conservation, show preparation. Bulletin
Vol 29 No 4
Jul - Aug 2014
Minutes of AGM,May and June meetings, M Clements and C Allen talk on Nepal, Neville Roper talk on dockrillias, auditted accounts. Bulletin
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Audit pg2
Income-Expend 2013-14
Assets-Liabilities
Vol 29 No 3
May - Jun 2014
Annual General Meeting matters, Jim Brydie article on using algaecides to control moss, algae and bacteria in orchids, minutes of March and April meetings Bulletin
Vol 29 No 2
Mar - Apr 2014
Note on OrchidWiz, Karen Groenevelds presentation on orchids in Europe Bulletin
Vol 29 No 1
Jan - Feb 2014
Orchid categories for March Hort Show, repotting workshop Bulletin
Vol 28 No 6
Nov - Dec 2013
2013 Show results Bulletin
Vol 28 No 5
Sep - Oct 2013
Information on the South and West regional Show and Conference, Gary Hart's presentation on paphiopedilums, Joan Robinson's trek to Cape York Bulletin
Vol 28 No 4
Jul - Aug 2013
AGM minutes, Making Babies - presentation by Neville Roper to May meeting, Orchids as Houseplants: Culture, History and Cultivation - Mark Fraser presentation to June meeting, Auditted accounts, requests for help at our show. Bulletin
Income-Expend 2012-13 Assets-Liabilities
Vol 28 No 3
May - Jun 2013
Mark Clement's presentation on orchids of south-west Western Australia, Ken Siew's presentation on Orchid adventures in South America, article on Phalaenopsis equestris (Jim Cootes and George Tiong).
AGM, membership fees and call for nominations for committee and office bearers.
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Vol 28 No 2
Mar - Apr 2013
Nita Wheeler talk on growing terrestrials, expanded clay balls as a growing medium (Karen Groeneveld) Bulletin
Vol 28 No 1
Jan - Feb 2013
Dennis Diehm talk on cattleyas, Autumn Horticultural Society Show orchid categories Bulletin
Vol 27 No 6
Nov - Dec 2012
Spring Show results, Jim Brydie presentation on restrepias. Bulletin
Show Champions
Vol 27 No 5
Sep - Oct 2012
Spring Show arrangements, Chelsea Flower Show (Ben Walcott), Maxillarias (Geoff Dyne), Sophro hybrid (John Ryan) and Dendrobium Essie Banks (Bob Bush). Bulletin
Vol 27 No 4
Jul - Aug 2012
Cymbidiums (Lance Sanders), Bulbophyllum rothschildianum (Karen Groeneveld) Flora of Norfolk Island (Peter Coyne), orchids of Bulahdelah (Zoe Groeneveld) Bulletin
Accounts 2011-12
Vol 27 No 3
May - Jun 2012
Don Chesher on Coelogyne 'Lyme Bay', Mark Fraser on growing phalaenopsis and Richard Phillips on growing cymbidiums Bulletin
Vol 27 No 2
March - April 2012
Karen Groeneveld's talk on the Vietnam trip, how to make an inline fertilising wand Bulletin
Vol 27 No 1
Jan - Feb 2012
Results of Orchids section Sept and Oct Hort Society Shows, deflasking (John Ryan) Bulletin
Vol 26 No 6
Nov - Dec 2011
Show results, 2010-11 accounts Bulletin
Show results
Show Champions
Balance Sheet 10/11
Income Expend 10/11
Vol 26 No 5
Sep - Oct 2011
Information for our Show; potting mixes and media (John Ryan) Bulletin
Vol 26 No 4
Jul - Aug 2011
Kevin Dawes presentation on dendrochilums, minutes of AGM Bulletin
Vol 26 No 3
May - Jun 2011
AGM, membership fees and call for nominations for committee and office bearers. Minutes of 2010 AGM. Gary Backhouse's talk on draculas, Ben Wallace's talk on CAM Bulletin
Vol 26 No 2
Mar - Apr 2011
Ray Clements address to the February meeting. Bulletin
Vol 26 No 1
Jan - Feb 2011
Maintaining humidity using hydroponic plant trays (John Ryan), Helens Richards talk on growing native terrestrials (November meeting). Bulletin
Vol 25 No 6
Nov - Dec 2010
Results of Canberra Spring Show, Cronulla Show, Ben Wallace's talk to September meeting and Wayne Turville's talk at October meeting Bulletin
Vol 25 No 5
Sep - Oct 2010
Geoff Dyne on orchids of tropical Queensland,Ben Walcott on growing cymbidiums, show information, auditted accounts 2009-10 Bulletin
Income/Expenditure
Balance sheet
Vol 25 No 4
Jul - Aug 2010
Neville Roper on growing sarcochilus, Kevin Dawes West Australian trip Bulletin
Vol 25 No 3
May - June 2010
Rob Roughs tips on orchid growing Bulletin
Vol 25 No 2
Mar - Apr 2010
Preparing for our next book, presentations by Mike Harrison and David Banks to the February meeting Bulletin
Vol 25 No 1
Jan - Feb 2010
Craig Allens talk on Border Ranges National Park, information on 6,7 March Hort Show and results of Sep 2009 Hort Show Bulletin

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Bulletins from 2005 to 2009

Edition/DateFeaturesView File
Vol 24 No 6
Nov - Dec 2009
Show results, Mark Frasers talk on bulbophyllums, South West Regional show results Bulletin
Vol 24 No 5
Sep - Oct 2009
Primer for the show, deflasking by John Ryan, Yunnan '10 trip with Ben Wallace, summary of Don Cheshers presentation on coelogynes Bulletin
Vol 24 No 4
Jul - Aug 2009
Annual general meeting, notes on Mark Clement's presentation on splitters and lumpers and Scott Mann's talk on Chinese cymbidiums
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Vol 24 No 3
May - Jun 2009
Submission to ANBG Management Plan, In the Glasshouse (John Ryan), Using Beer on orchids (Nita Wheeler), tough Canaliculatums (Bill Ferris)
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Vol 24 No 2
Mar - Apr 2009
Information on the Future of the National Botanical Gardens Forum, Tathra Workshop, new members workshop and the March Horticultural Society show
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Vol 24 No 1
Jan - Feb 2009
Information on Tathra Workshop, new members workshop and the March Horticultural Society show
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Vol 23 No 6
Nov - Dec 2008
Results of the Spring Show, report on September and October meetings
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Vol 23 No 5
Sep - Oct 2008
Information for the Spring Show, report on July and August meetings
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Vol 23 No 4
Jul - Aug 2008
Past Presidents comments, Sam Tsui visit, article on need for competitive shows
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Vol 23 No 3
May - Jun 2008
Notice of AGM, election of office bearers, possible bus trip to Peats Ridge and Mingara
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Vol 23 No 2
Mar - Apr 2008
March Workshop, March Horticultural Society Show.
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Vol 23 No 1
Jan - Feb 2008
Upcoming workshop, developments at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Horticultural Society shows in 2008. Note: there are three files for this edition.
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Vol 22 No 6
Nov - Dec 2007
Mark Clements talk on a Malaysian Singapore Orchid Tour, Scott Manns talk on orchids in the Philippines, South and West Regional Show, and our show.
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Vol 22 No 5
Sep - Oct 2007
Information on the 2007 Show. Summary of Rod Peakall's presentation on sexual mimicry of insects by orchids at the August meeting.
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Vol 22 No 4
Jul - Aug 2007
Summary of discussion on growing tips at May meeting. Summary of Brian Phelan's tips on growing odontoglossums at the June meeting
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Vol 22 No 3
May - Jun 2007
March meeting address by Graham Morris of Valley Orchids on orchids in China
April meeting address by Rob Giles on growing paphiopedilums in cool climates
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Vol 22 No 2
Mar - Apr 2007
South Coast 2 day workshop and ACT Horticultural shows. Bulletin
Vol 22 No 1
Jan - Feb 2007
Talk by Trevor Hughes on growing cymbidiums, article on allelopathy in orchids by Mike Meads. Bulletin
Vol 21 No 6
Nov - Dec 2006
Results of our 2006 Spring Show, talk by Anne Mackenzie on orchid viruses, Jane Wright on the PAR meter and Canberra successes at the Cronulla show. Bulletin
Vol 21 No 5
Sept - Oct 2006
Information for the 2006 Spring Show. Bulletin
Vol 21 No 4
July - Aug 2006
Presentations by Don Chesher on coelogynes and Clive Halls on masdevallias and the AGM. Bulletin
Vol 21 No 3
May-June 2006
Information for the Annual General meeting. Bulletin
Vol 21 No 2
Mar-Apr 2006
Information on the March Horticultural Show. Bulletin
Vol 21 No 1
Jan-Feb 2006
Notes on presentations by Trevor Hughes on cymbidiums (Nov meeting) and Murray Shergold (Dec meeting). Bulletin
Vol 20 No 6
Nov-Dec 2005
David Judge on growing paphiopedilums and detailed results from 2005 Show Bulletin
Vol 20 No 5
Sep-Oct 2005
Information on the Society's 2005 Show and audited accounts Bulletin
Vol 20 No 4
Jul-Aug 2005
Information Bulletin
Vol 20 No 3
May-Jun 2005
Information Bulletin
Vol 20 No 2
Mar-Apr 2005
Information Bulletin
Vol 20 No 1
Jan-Feb 2005
Information Bulletin

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