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To promote the knowledge and advancement of all that pertains to orchids, particularly their natural history, cultivation and hybridisation.
To disseminate such knowledge to members and any other interested person
To assist as far as possible, in preventing vandalism and/or the destruction of native orchids in their natural habitat.
To promote good fellowship and mutual understanding among those interested in the cultivation of orchids.


The Brisbane Orchid Society caters for the needs of both the beginner and advanced grower. Beginners are especially catered for.

At monthly meetings, the more experienced growers are only too happy to answer questions for beginner growers. Feature items of significant value to all members are organised for monthly meetings. In plant competitions, beginners compete with others of a similar standard as themselves.

New growers meetings are held bi-monthly.  These are practical hands on sessions designed especially for beginner growers to enable them to successfully grow orchids.

Visits to various orchid collections are held at frequent intervals. These are excellent opportunities for beginners to see in practice the fundamentals of good orchid culture.

Every member also receives a monthly newsletter packed with Orchid information and the latest information from the Society to ensure that members have access to all the latest information.


You are welcome as a visitor to attend monthly meetings of the Society. Come along and learn how easy orchids are to grow. 

When 7:45pm
FOURTH (4th) MONDAY OF EACH MONTH except December
Where Upper Mt Gravatt Progress Hall,
1873 Logan Rd,
Upper Mt Gravatt,

The hall is on the inbound on Logan Rd, on the southern side of the Klumpp Rd intersection, between the Bowls Club (1873 Logan Rd) and the Upper Mt Gravatt State Primary School (1899 Logan Rd), and opposite MacDonalds.

Orchid Show

BOS holds an autumn show each year. 

When 8am to 4pm Saturday 1 April 2017
8:30am to 3pm Sunday 2 April 2017
Where Mt Gravatt State School Hall
1263 Logan Rd
Mt Gravatt

(Opposite Spotlight)

Benching 4pm - 7:30Friday 31 March 2017

This is an open show with entries available to both members and non-members. At our show, you will see a large variety of orchids in flower and be able to purchase orchids and orchid supplies. If you are in Brisbane on this weekend, come along and have a look. It is worth your effort. Here are some photos from our previous shows.

BOS Membership

Membership of BOS is currently $25 per calender year for single or family membership.   This includes a monthly newsletter plus the chance to attend our monthly meetings and other events held regularly, such bus trips, shade house visits, nursery visits, etc.   Our monthly meetings feature a speaker talking on some aspect of orchids or growing orchids to assist you increase your knowledge of orchids and growing orchids.  There are also regular talks aimed specifically at novice growers to help them quickly increase their knowledge.

As a member of BOS, you also have full access to our library, which contains hundreds of orchid books and magazines.  In addition, you gain access to the collective knowledge of our members to assist you with acquiring and growing your orchids.

If you would like to join our society, you can either come along to one of our meetings where a membership form will be available, or you can print our membership form and mail it together with the payment to our secretary, the address on the form.

Joining BOS (or your local society) is about the best thing you can do to improve your knowledge of orchids and your ability to grow your orchids to perfection.

Further Information

If you would like any further information on our society or any aspect of orchids and how to grow them, please E-mail me or send snail mail to:-

The Secretary
Brisbane Orchid Society
PO Box 2078
Runcorn 4113

Join Brisbane Orchid Society now for $25



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