Monthly meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month of the year including December.

The hall at Ermington Community Centre opens at 7.00 pm for set-up. Raffle ticket sale and the sales table commence at 7.30 pm. Benching of plants must be ready for judging by 8.00 pm. The general meeting commences at 8.00 pm followed by a short supper break and a topic of interest for the evening.

Programs are planned in advance for every meeting. However, sometimes, due to unforeseen circumstances, the programs may be altered or rearranged.


18th January 2023: Plant description of benched plants

15th February 2023: The President, Peter D'Olier's trip to South America in search of Slipper Orchids

15th March 2023: Members only Mini-Auction

19th April 2023: Cultural class on growing Complex Paphiopedilum

18th May 2023: Annual Premium Auction,  Annual General Meeting

21st June 2023: To be announced

19th July 2023: To be announced

16th August 2023: To be announced

20th September 2023: To be announced

18th October 2023:  Mini Auction

15th November 2023: Growing Phragmipediums by Seong Tay

20th December 2023: New point score competition starts. New growing competition starts. End of year social gathering.

Shows in 2023

24th - 25th June 2023: Mingara Orchid Club Show at the Mingara Recreation Club in Tumbi Umbi

11th - 13th August 2023: Paphiopedilum Show in conjunction with the Cymbidium Club of Australia Show - the National Orchid Extravaganza at the Arena Sports Club at Yagoona

18th - 20th August 2023: St Ives Orchid Fair at the St Ives Showground

13th - 15th October 2023: Orchid Central '23at Condell Park