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  Armidale And District Website
    Meetings: Native Plant and Garden Forums are held at ASCA House, cnr Markham and Barney Streets, Armidale on the 3rd Tuesday of each month (except June, July, December and January) from 7.30 – 9.30 where an interesting speaker provides a presentation.
    Annual General Meeting is held in November. Solstice Function is held in June. Wattle Day Activity is held on a day closest to 1st September. The Christmas Party is held early in December at the home of one of our members. We also lead regular trips into the bush and the occasional weekend escape to the coast or elsewhere. We participate in St Peter’s Garden weekend in November each year, holding our Giant Annual Plant Sale at one of the participating gardens. We hold a Market Stall each month in the Mall. Come along and say hello. Our members have also been active in developing and maintaining the Native Garden beds at the Arboretum. We welcome volunteers who would like to help
    Email: apsarmidale@gmail.com

    Postal Address: PO Box 735 Armidale NSW 2350

  President: Philip Rose
  Secretary: Penelope Sinclair
      Email
      Phone: (02) 6771 5639
  Membership Officer: Philip Rose
  Newsletter Editor: Neil Wilson
  Treasurer: Carole Fullalove

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  Blue Mountains Website
    Meetings: Blue Mountains Group has a varied program. A meeting or an outing is generally held each month on the first Friday evening of the month, particularly in summer months, or on the first Saturday or Sunday in the daytime. Unless otherwise advised all meetings and activities are held in the Information Centre, Glenbrook Native Plants Reserve, Great Western Highway, Glenbrook

    Postal Address: PO Box 23 Glenbrook 2773

  President: Dick Turner
      Phone: (02) 4739 5362
  Secretary: Alix Goodwin
      Phone: (02) 4739 1571
  Membership Officer: Rima D'Arcy
      Phone: (02) 4739 3928
  Newsletter Editor: Merle Thompson
      Phone: (02) 6352 3805
      Postal Address: PO Box 3066 Bowenfels NSW 2790
  Treasurer: Jim Plummer

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  Central Coast Website
    Meetings: Phillip House, Old Mount Penang Rd, Kariong at 7.30pm on the 2nd Friday of the month at 7.30pm Feb -Apr andSep - Nov; and at 2pm on the 2nd Saturday of the month May-Aug

    Postal Address: PO Box 1604 Gosford NSW 2250

  President: Pat Carlton
  Secretary: Joan Harden
      Phone: (02) 4325 3807
  Joint Secretary: Barbara Melville
      Phone: (02) 4328 1005
  Membership Officer: Graeme Ingall
  Newsletter Editor: Elsie Bartlett
      Phone: (02) 4365 5049
  Treasurer: Graeme Ingall

  Central West
    Meetings: Monthly at various locations notified in the Central West Group newsletter

  President: Roy Menzies
      Postal Address: PO Box 775 Bathurst NSW 2795
  Secretary: Lyn Burgett
      Phone: (02) 6331 9170
  Membership Officer: Fiona Johnson
  Newsletter Editor: Laney Cooper
      Phone: (02) 6337 5569
  Treasurer: Fiona Johnson

  Coffs Harbour Website
    Meetings: Coffs Harbour Botanic Gardens Display Room. Normally on the 3rd Wednesday of alternate months at 7.30pm (excluding Jan)

  President: Alison Moore
  Secretary: Rob Watt
  Newsletter Editor: Phil O'Shea
      Phone: (02) 6653 7472
  Treasurer: Janice Fitzpatrick

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  East Hills Website
    Meetings: Lugarno-Peakhurst Uniting Church, 909 Forest Rd, Lugarno

  President: Graham Fry
      Phone: (02) 9580 6621
  Secretary: Karl Schurr
      Phone: (02) 9644 8217
  Newsletter Editor: Jan Douglas
  Treasurer: Liz Cameron

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  Hawkesbury
    Contact Person: Arthur Rutter (02) 4577 3271

  Hunter Valley
    Meetings: The Polish Hall, Cnr Grant & Old Rose Sts Maitland 3rd Wednesday of the month (Feb- May and Sep-Nov) at 7.45pm. In the winter months (June, July and August) the meeting is held during the day on a Sunday in various locations

  President: David Williams
      Phone: (02) 4938 8090
  Secretary: Andrew Pengelly
      Residential Address: 30 Lindsay Rd North Rothbury NSW 2335
  Joint Secretary: Jill Cronin
  Membership Officer: Chris Cousins
      Phone: (02) 4933 1253
      Postal Address: 1505 George Booth Drive Buchanan NSW 2323
  Newsletter Editor: Graeme Mee
      Mobile: 0419 509 583
  Treasurer: Chris Cousins
      Phone: (02) 4933 1253
      Postal Address: 1505 George Booth Drive Buchanan NSW 2323

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  Illawarra
    Contact Person: Kath Gadd: 0414 333 475

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  Macarthur Website
    Meetings: Jack Nash Club Rooms , Nash Place, Currans Hill 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7.00pm (Feb-Nov)
    Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/APS-Macarthur-Facebook
  President: Robin Davies
      Email
      Phone: (02) 4653 1275
  Secretary: Rod Bray
      Mobile: 0466 593 450
      Phone: (02) 4647 9928
      Postal Address: 147 Holdsworth Drive Mt Annan NSW 2567
  Membership Officer: Kevin Matthews
      Phone: (02) 4628 6974
  Newsletter Editor: Kirstina Bray
      Phone: (02) 4647 9928
  Treasurer: Tony Sexton

  Menai Wildflower Website
    Meetings: Illawong Rural Fire Brigade, Old Illawarra Road, Illawong 2234 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm

    Postal Address: PO Box 3104 Bangor NSW 2234

  President: Jason Cockayne
      Phone: (02) 9570 8559
  Secretary: Annette Tuckfield
      Phone: (02) 9543 1490
  Newsletter Editor: Alan Ferguson
      Phone: (02) 9543 8216
  Treasurer: Sharon Pearson

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  Newcastle Website
    Meetings: The Wetlands Centre, Sandgate Rd Shortland 1st Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm (except January)

    Postal Address: PO Box 76 Adamstown NSW 2289

  President: Colin Lawrence
      Email
      Phone: (02) 4965 6110
  Secretary: Maree Mccarthy
      Phone: (02) 4943 0305
  Membership Officer: Elaine Fereday
      Phone: (02) 4984 1932
  Newsletter Editor: Mark Henley
      Phone: (02) 4943 8907
  Treasurer: Janet White
      Phone: (02) 4975 5715

  North Shore Website
    Meetings: Willow park Community Centre, 25 Edgeworth David Ave Hornsby 2nd Friday of the month at 8pm (Feb-Nov)
    Walks and Talks Program meet at the Bushland Education Centre , Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden 420 Mona Vale Rd, St Ives
    Postal Address: PO Box 141 Roseville NSW 2069

  President: Barry Lees
      Phone: (02) 9653 3691
  Secretary: Sue Bowen
      Mobile: 0478 957 951
  Membership Officer: Narelle Barden
      Email
      Mobile: 0417 504 254
  Newsletter Editor: Jan Williamson
      Phone: (02) 9875 2262
  Treasurer: Helen Ray

  Northern Beaches
    Meetings: Stony Range Regional Botanic Garden, Dee Why 1st Thursday of the month at 7.15pm (Feb-Nov)

  President: Dr Conny Harris
      Phone: (02) 9451 3231
  Joint Secretary: Julia Tomkinson
      Phone: (02) 9949 5179
  Joint Secretary: Lynne Mc Nairn
  Joint Secretary: Penny Hunstead
  Newsletter Editor: Jane March
      Mobile: 0407 220 380
      Phone: (02) 9938 2180
  Treasurer: Lindy Monson

  Nowra Website
    Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month (Feb-Nov) at 7.30pm in the North Nowra Community Centre. 7 Hood Close, North Nowra
    Email to : austplantsnowra@gmail.com
    Postal Address: PO Box 180 Tomerong NSW 2540

  President: Lesley Mckinnon
      Phone: (02) 4421 3212
      Postal Address: PO Box 180 Tomerong NSW 2540
  Secretary: Gwen Smith
      Phone: (02) 4443 3497
      Postal Address: PO Box 140 Sanctuary Point NSW 2540
  Membership Officer: Ken Smith
      Phone: (02) 4443 3497
      Postal Address: PO Box 140 Sanctuary Point NSW 2540
  Newsletter Editor: Ken Smith
      Phone: (02) 4443 3497
      Postal Address: PO Box 140 Sanctuary Point NSW 2540
  Treasurer: Janice Hughes
      Phone: (02) 4464 2149

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  Parramatta And The Hills Website
    Meetings: Gumnut Hall in Gumnut Place, Cherrybrook usually on 4th Saturday of Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Sep and Nov at 2pm

    Email: info@apsparrahills.org.au

  President: Vacant
  Membership Officer: Pip Gibian
      Phone: (02) 9651 1962
  Newsletter Editor: Gordon Brooks
      Phone: (02) 8096 5530
  Treasurer: Pip Gibian
      Phone: (02) 9651 1962

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  South East Region Website
    Meetings: Generally meetings are held on the first Saturday of the month except January. As the region covers a large area members meet at varying locations. For specific details look at our website .

  President: John Knight
      Mobile: 0434 674 347
  Secretary: Michele Pymble
      Phone: (02) 4473 8587
  Membership Officer: Jenny John
      Phone: (02) 4476 3576
  Treasurer: Mary Harrison

  Southern Highlands
    Meetings: CWA Room, Elizabeth St Moss Vale 2pm on the first Thursday of February, April, June, August and November

    Postal Address: PO Box 233 Mittagong NSW 2575

  President: Kristine Gow
      Phone: (02) 4861 1913
  Secretary: Kay Fintan
  Newsletter Editor: Sarah Cains
      Phone: (02) 4871 1066
  Treasurer: Bill Mullard

  Southern Tablelands
    Outings generally in the form of walks in the surrounding National Parks, reserves, or privately owned bushland are held on the first Saturday of the month or occasionally on the first Sunday. Meetings focussing on topics of general interest replace monthly outings once or twice a year during the winter months. The Group is actively involved in propagating plants for a local wetland reclamation project and for sale at stalls held at various local venues during the year. A committee meeting is held in January to set the yearly agenda of activities and then the committee meets informally as required throughout the year.
    Postal Address: PO Box 1046 Goulburn NSW 2580

  President: Tim Hayes
      Phone: (02) 4822 4949
      Postal Address: PO Box 1530 Goulburn NSW 2580
  Secretary: Bob Galland
      Postal Address: PO Box 1046 Goulburn NSW 2580
  Newsletter Editor: Tim Hayes
      Phone: (02) 4822 4949
      Postal Address: PO Box 1530 Goulburn NSW 2580
  Treasurer: Celia Galland

  Sutherland Website
    Meetings: Gymea Community Centre, 36 Gymea Bay Rd, Gymea 3rd Wednesday of the month at 8pm (Feb-Nov)

  President: Vacant
  Secretary: Leonie Hogue
      Phone: (02) 9528 6083
      Postal Address: 75a Wattle Rd Jannali NSW 2226
  Newsletter Editor: Peter Shelton
      Phone: (02) 9525 9950
      Postal Address: 169 Peninsular Road Grays Point NSW 2232
  Treasurer: Anne Webb
      Phone: (02) 9523 6067

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  Tamworth
    Meetings: Botanic Garden Meeting Room at 10am on the 4th Saturday Feb-Nov.

    Postal Address: PO Box 1193 Tamworth NSW 2340

  President: Martin O’Rourke
      Phone: (02) 6765 7070
  Secretary: Kerrie Gray
      Mobile: 0427 652 986
  Joint Secretary: Craig Pullman
      Mobile: 0428 649 581
  Membership Officer: Lee Esdaile
      Phone: (02) 6760 8525
  Newsletter Editor: Beth Stokes
  Treasurer: Lee Esdaile
      Phone: (02) 6760 8525



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