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NSW Quarterly Gatherings

NSW Quarterly Gatherings


  Annual Seminar and APS Quarterly Gathering – 9.30 am Saturday 8 July 2017

  The Annual Seminar is being held on Saturday 8 July this year and to book your place we require you to pay at the time of registration.

We have a great line up of local speakers. Paul Rymer will be speaking on his citizen science

project on Australian peas and climate change.    David King will be speaking on the Swamp

Regeneration Project he leads in the upper Blue Mountains and Dick Turner on the Regent

Honey Eater recovery program in the Capertee Valley.

We are holding the Annual Seminar at the Sharon Burridge Hall, Blaxland Community Centre, 33 Hope Street, Blaxland. Registration and morning tea is from 9.30am with the seminar commencing at 10am sharp. Lunch will follow the speakers and Australian plants will also be available for sale. The day will conclude by 2.30pm or so.

The cost of the seminar is $25 for members and $30 for non-members and includes morning tea on arrival and lunch.

If you would like to attend the seminar please complete the registration form (see attachments – 2017 Annual Seminar – registration form) and  email it to Jim Plummer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Payment must be made at the time of registration in order to secure a place. Payment can be made by cheque or by direct deposit to the following account:

Account Name: Australian Plants Society Blue Mountains Group

BSB No: 032 370

Account No: 114271

Name: Seminar (your name)

Please let Jim know when you have made your payment.  We’re hoping for a good turn out and are expecting friends from other APS groups to join us on the day.





2-3 SEPTEMBER 2017

 Guest Speaker is Lawrence Smith AM - Landscape Architect


Graduate Diploma in Landscape Architecture GDLA

Queensland Institute of Technology 1972

Bachelor of Architecture B Arch

University of Queensland 1968

Fellow Australian Institute of Landscape Architects

Associate Royal Australian Institute of Architects

Born 18 August 1943, Brisbane Married 1969.

Centenary Medal

Awarded in 2003 in recognition of his contribution to the community through the practice of Landscape Architecture

Order of Australia AM

Awarded in 2004 for service to landscape architecture, particularly in the development of major Australian botanic gardens through contributions to professional and community organizations.