November 2019
  • Friday 15 November 2019

    Toowoomba Branch Meeting

    Meetings are generally held on the third Friday of each month (except December) from 7.30pm at Uniting Church Hall, Cnr Tor St and North St, Toowoomba. Please check the Toowoomba Branch Facebook page for details.

  • Saturday 16 November 2019

    Botanical Artists' Society of QLD Exhibition

    Botanical Artists’ Society of Queensland has been one of our regular exhibitors at our Spring Wildflower show each year.

    The Society is holding an exhibition of contemporary botanical art, FLORESSENCE 2019 at Metcalfe Gallery Brisbane Institute of Art, 41 Grafton Street, WINDSOR.

    Saturday 16 November to Tuesday 26 November, 10 am – 4 pm.

    Find out more at their website:

  • Saturday 16 November 2019 09:00am

    Kingaroy and Districts Branch Meeting

    Our branch meets monthly (except December) for an activity on the third weekend of each month, alternating Saturdays and Sundays. Contact the branch for meeting details.

    16 November: 9.00am Bunya Mountains private property to prepare a plant list - contact Wendy Benfer (07) 4170 0555

  • Sunday 17 November 2019

    Gold Coast Branch Propagation Group

    The Gold Coast branch propagation group meets at Nerang. Contact the Gold Coast branch for further information.

  • Sunday 17 November 2019 02:30pm

    Toowoomba Branch Outing

    Toowoomba Branch will be hosting an outing beginning 2:30pm. Contact Annabel for further details.

  • Monday 18 November 2019 10:00am

    Pine Rivers Branch Meeting

    9.00am at Gantry Picnic Area, Mt. Mee State Forest. BYO morning tea and lunch.

    Each month between our quarterly meetings (which are held in February, May, August & October) we get together on the third Monday morning, meeting in parks and in members gardens to inspect and learn about the wealth of plants found throughout the Moreton Bay region. Bring your morning tea and lunch to enjoy under a shady tree or on a riverbank. 

    Contact Pine Rivers Branch for further information.

  • Thursday 21 November 2019 09:30am

    Logan River Branch Meeting

    Meeting - Trip to South Stradbroke Island. Contact Ann Huthwaite on 0400 128 057 for more information.

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    Native Plants Queensland's Logan River branch meets on the third Thursday of each month at a different venue each time. Meetings start at 9.30am. Contact Logan River branch for details of our upcoming meeting location.

    Logan River branch meetings are held outdoors at a local national park, council reserve or botanic gardens, or at a branch member's house where members are able to visit their garden. The branch meetings always commence with a shared morning tea and finish with lunch for those who like to stay on.

  • Sunday 24 November 2019

    Gold Coast Branch: NaturallyGC Event

    Gold Coast branch will have a display and plants sales at the 'Grow Me Instead—Native Gardening Forum' at Robina as part of the NaturallyGC event.

    You can learn all about our local native flora, buy native plants for your garden or speak to a native garden expert for tips. Get up close with our native animals including a range of Australian wildlife such as snakes, lizards, birds and native bees.  Free event.  Register here.

    Contact the Gold Coast branch for further information.



  • Monday 25 November 2019

    Mackay Branch Herbarium

    The Herbarium team meets each month to collect, press and process voucher and duplicate specimens from the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens living collection. Contact Mackay branch for further information.

  • Thursday 28 November 2019 07:30am

    Mackay Branch Propagation Group

    Our propagation group usually holds nursery sessions from 7.30am on the last Thursday morning of each month at the branch's nursery at Queens Park. The main objective of the group is to grow and promote native species suitable for local conditions, for members, public plant sales and for special projects. Excursions to collect seed and propagating material are also held from time to time and members can purchase our plants all year round.


  • Saturday 30 November 2019 08:00am

    Brisbane Western Suburbs Branch Breakfast

    Breakfast in Sherwood Arboretum starting 8.00am, with food to share. Enter via Joseph St.

    Please note this date may change.

    For further meeting information please contact Western Suburbs branch.


December 2019
  • Tuesday 03 December 2019 07:30pm

    Samford Branch Meeting: Wild Macadamia Hunt

    December Meeting: ‘The Wild Macadamia Hunt’ by Ian McConaghie. CWA Hall, Main Street, Samford, 7.30 p.m.

    Samford branch meetings and workshops are held at 7.30 p.m. at the CWA Hall, Main St, Samford on the first Tuesday of each month except January. We invite a wide range of speakers, and visitors are most welcome (refreshments supplied).

  • Tuesday 03 December 2019 07:30pm

    Brisbane Western Suburbs Branch Meeting

    Christmas Meeting. 7.00pm. Bring along a plant or a few pictures of interest for our discussion. Also, a small contribution to supper.

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    Brisbane's Western Suburbs branch meets regularly on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm. We meet at the Chapel Hill State School.

    For further meeting information please contact Western Suburbs branch.


  • Thursday 05 December 2019 07:30pm

    Mackay Branch Meeting

    Social Breakup supper - bring lots of Show & Tell specimens. Everyone, please bring a small ‘plate’ for a shared Christmas supper.

    Mackay branch meetings are held from 7.30pm on the first Thursday of each month (excluding January) at the Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens (MRBG) meeting room, Lagoon St, Mackay.


  • Saturday 07 December 2019 10:00am

    Summer Regional Gathering at Redlands IndigiScapes Centre

    Members, family and friends are invited to the Native Plants Queensland Regional Summer Gathering and Christmas break-up on Saturday 7 December 2019, which will be hosted by Brisbane Southside branch and held at the Redlands IndigiScapes Centre from 10.00am.

    For more information see our Gatherings & Events page.


  • Sunday 08 December 2019

    Sunshine Coast Branch Meeting: Outing at Montville

    Meet 7.30am at car park Russell Family Park, Montville for a talk and walk with Eric and Diana through this wonderful re-vegetated park just behind the main street. Coffee, cake/brunch at cafe afterwards for our end of year breakup. Enquiries: or 5429 6845.

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    Native Plants Queensland's Sunshine Coast Branch meet for 2-3 hours at 2pm on the second Sunday of each month except January, but there are often other events and propagation days between regular meetings. Many of our meetings are excursions to explore some of the beautiful natural places in our region, usually led by an expert in the flora of that location. For further details on the events below and our upcoming program, see our website or contact Sunshine Coast branch.

  • Sunday 08 December 2019

    Gladstone Branch Meeting

    December meeting near Kiosk Spinnaker Park 9.00am. Walk trails. Lunch at Kiosk.

    Gladstone branch conducts monthly daytime excursions to areas of botanical interest in the Port Curtis Region and other activities. If you would like to attend an excursion, please contact the branch secretary, Ruth.

    Participants are asked to bring a first-aid kit, food and drinking water and ensure that they have sufficient petrol for the day.

  • Sunday 08 December 2019 11:00am

    Pine Rivers Branch: Christmas Event

    11.00am at Lawrie & Carmel Smith’s home, North Lakes . Please bring food to share, a chair, and plants for our usual Plants Swap.

    Contact Pine Rivers Branch for details.

  • Tuesday 10 December 2019 09:30am

    Caboolture Daytime Branch Meeting

    Caboolture Daytime branch meets on the second Tuesday of each month at a different venue each time. Contact the Caboolture branch for further information. Please always bring your morning tea, lunch and a chair. Wear sensible walking shoes, hat and insect repellent. 

    Christmas Meeting: 10.30am Caboolture Region Environmental Education Centre (CREEC), 150 Rowley Road Burpengary. UBD Map 67:M15. Shared morning tea/ lunch.

  • Tuesday 10 December 2019 06:30pm

    Ipswich Branch Meeting

    Native Plants Queensland's Ipswich branch meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month (except January).

    We meet at the Queens Park Environmental Education Centre, Merle Finimore Avenue, Ipswich. Meetings start at 6:30pm, after which we welcome a guest speaker to give a talk starting at 7.00pm.

    For further guest speaker or event details please contact Ipswich Branch.


  • Tuesday 10 December 2019 07:30pm

    Ipswich Branch Meeting

    Native Plants Queensland's Ipswich branch meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month (except January). We meet at the Environmental Education Centre, Queens Park, Ipswich.  Meetings start at 6:30pm, after which we welcome a guest speaker to give a talk starting at 7.30pm. This meeting we will be having a seed swap.

  • Friday 13 December 2019 09:30am

    Brisbane Daytime Branch Meeting: Christmas

    Lunch at Oxley Thai restaurant and Christmas morning tea at 17 Mile Rocks park. (UBD Map 303 G10).

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    Brisbane Daytime branch meets at a different venue around the Brisbane area each month.  We meet on the 2nd Friday of every month, except for January. We start with morning tea at 9:30am, followed by a meeting and discussion at 10am.  Please bring your morning tea, lunch and a chair and wear a hat and sensible walking shoes.  Vistitors are welcome.

    Please contact Brisbane Daytime branch for details. 

  • Sunday 15 December 2019 09:00am

    Ipswich Branch Meeting

    Native Plants Queensland's Ipswich branch end-of-year event will be a BBQ at the Kholo Botanic Gardens.

    For event details please contact Ipswich Branch.


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