Welcome to the Australasian Carnivorous Plant Society Blog.

The blog serves as the Society’s document repository. Back issues (PDF) of FlyTrap News and Carniflora Australis can be accessed by clicking on the appropriate tabs in the menu bar above.

The Australasian Carnivorous Plant Society meets on the second Friday of each month at:
Woodstock Community Centre
22 Church Street
NSW 2134

Time: 7.30 pm—10.00 pm
(car park access via Fitzroy Street)

The Brisbane chapter of the Society meets on the first Friday of each month:
Kenmore Library
8 Brookfield Road
Time: 7.00 pm—10.00 pm

The Canberra chapter of the Society meets on the first Friday of each month:
Downer Community Hall
Frencham Place
Time: 7.30 pm—10.00 pm


Our postal address is:
PO Box 70
N.S.W. 1805

We have a Facebook page.
We also have a YouTube channel.

Our main site and forum are here: http://www.auscps.com/.

AUSCPS membership application (PDF)


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Southern Orchid Spectacular, 2019

The Society will be an exhibitor at the Southern Orchid Spectacular this weekend. This is the first time we’re attending the Show.

Sutherland Basketball Stadium
Waratah Park Old Princess Hwy, Sutherland, NSW 2232

Friday 11 October 2019, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday 12 October 2019, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday 13 October 2019, 9:00am to 2:00pm

Adult $5
Buses: $4
Children under 15 years old: Free

The Southern Orchid Spectacular is presented by the Orchid Society of NSW in conjunction with Eastern Suburbs Orchid Society and Sutherland Shire Orchid Society.

Download the flyer here (PDF, Orchid Society of NSW site).

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Carniflora News, October 2019

Full download: Carniflora News, October 2019 (PDF)

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Plant Lovers Fair, Kariong, September 2019

The Society will be at the Plant Lovers Fair at Kariong Mountains High School, Festival Drive, Kariong, NSW 2250 on Saturday 28th September and Sunday 29th September 2019.

From the PLF FAQ:

Can I get there by public transport?
Yes. Here are the directions to do so:

Nearest train station: Gosford
Nearest Bus Stop: Curringa Rd Kariong.

Buses run from the North side of Gosford Train Station. Take “Route 34 Gosford – Kariong – Gosford”. Buses depart 33 minutes past the hour on Saturday and 43 minutes past the hour on Sunday. Alight at the first bus stop on Curringa Road. Walk back along Curringa Road to Central Coast Highway, crossing the Highway at the traffic lights, and follow the signs to the Plant Lovers Fair.

Return to Gosford Railway Station from the same Curringa Road bus stop.

We hope to see you there.

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Carniflora News, August 2019

Full download: Carniflora News, August 2019 (PDF)

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AUSCPS Canberra: Heliamphora and Cephalotus

Heliamphora and Cephalotus (PDF)
AUSCPS Canberra Meeting, August 2019

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Growing carnivorous plants in bog gardens

Growing carnivorous plants in bog gardens (PDF)
A presentation by John Nielsen
AUSCPS Canberra meeting, July 2019

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Carniflora News, July 2019

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