The April 2017 issue of Orchids Australia envisaged despatch on 7th April. 



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 Awards (to #5561) view photos and details 

2015 Orchids of the Year Awards view

Guidelines for Judging Handbook - March 2016 version now available for download here

AOC Orchids of the Year awards since their inception. Vew the Hybrid , Species , Award of Distinction and Cultural  awards history.

View the photographic showcase of awards, or latest awards

Looking for an orchid club in your area? see info. here.

19 Selected Species articles by Mr Peter Taylor now online. Read here

Awards see here by judging panel or search by genus  or by awardee.

As mentioned in Orchids Australia June 08 issue, Downloads of RHS Standard Abbreviations of all Generic Names and RHS Alphabetical One-Table List of Genera and Intergeneric Combinations are  [ available here]

View all FCC, ACE and AD orchid awards here



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 Recent First Class Certificates: 


Masd. Curacao 'Hamish' FCC/AOC 2016 (TAS) 89 21/07/2016
Awarded at Launceston Winter show
Owner: Whitney J.  #5558
Photographer: Whitney J.

Den. Avril's Gold 'Calder Park' FCC/AOC 2016 (NSW) 85.5 29Aug2016
Awarded at NSW OS August Meeting
Owner: Lewry R.  #5468
Photographer: Bromley G.

Masd. King of Kings 'Red Dragon' FCC/AOC 2016 (VIC) 86.0 23Jun2016
Awarded at VOC August meeting
Owner: Garrett G.  #5447
Photographer: Garrett G.

Rlc. Burdekin Dream >'Bethel' FCC/AOC 2016 (NSW) 86.6 23Jun2016
Awarded at CQ Award Judging
Owner: Hughes J.  #5438
Photographer: Hughes J.


Links to approximately 50 Australian orchid suppliers in ConneXions recently updated a convenient portal view orchid suppliers here

Links to over 30 Web sites of orchid interest in ConneXions recently updated ... a convenient portal view orchid interest links here

 What is the Australian Orchid Council Inc.?  The Australian Orchid Council Inc. is the national body representing Australia's orchid clubs and growers. [more about the AOC]

Orchid Judging System The Australian Orchid Council Inc., coordinates and administers a national judging system of orchids.[more about orchid judging]

Orchids Australiahas been published every two months since February 1989. It is consistently acclaimed as one of the leading orchid magazines in the world.  The magazine is available by subscription only.[more about Orchids Australia] 


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February (Vol. 29 No. 1)

February 2017

Catasetum tenebrosum 'Mac' AM/AOC 2016 (WA) #5375
Owner: P. Master
Photo : K. Butler

-Introducing Bulbophyllum dayanum

-Dendrobium of Papua New Guinea: Den. geotropum
-Vanilla planifolia

-Orchid Hybridising - for Love not Money
-Some Early, Some Late, Some Unexpected
-Orchid Trivia
-Farwell Nick
-Harlequin Phalaenopsis Judging - Definition & Unique Factors

-AOC awards 5447-5485
-Club news, coming Show dates, cultural notes, Newly Registered Hybrids ..... and much more.  >

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 Selected Species Articles [read here....]

 Orchid Awards - Why do they Affect You? [read here....]

 Australian regional orchid conferences & shows info.


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