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



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 Awards (to #5525) 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: 


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

Den. Oliver Jack 'Gerard' FCC/AOC 2015 (NSW) 85.7 1Oct2015
Awarded at Southern Orchid Spectacular
Owner: Van Den Berg H.  #5340
Photographer: Bromley G.

Cym. Black Stump 'Come In Spinner' FCC/AOC 2015 (NSW) 88.7 17Oct2015
Awarded at NSW Judges' Meeting
Owner: Tinonee Orchids  #5326
Photographer: Barrie S.

Den.Tosca 'Jean' FCC/AOC 2015 (NSW) 85.0 3Oct2015
Awarded at S&W Regional Show and Conference
Owner: Milton T.  #5322
Photographer: Fraser M.

Mystacidium capense 'Nasarka' FCC/AOC 2015 (VIC) 85.6 13Nov2015
Awarded at MOS Spring Show
Owner: Haywood M. & B.  #5286
Photographer: owners


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

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December (Vol. 28 No. 6)

December 2016

Dendrobium media
Photo: Alan Stephenson FAOC


-Dendrobiums of Papua New Guinea: D. convolutum
-One in a Thousand: An Unusual Colour Form of Aerides quinquevulnera

-Woodville High School Orchid Club
-Big Lip Phalaenopsis- Form and Appreciation

-Appointment of SA Judges
-52nd Tropical QLD Orchid Council Conf. & Show
-Just Another Powerline Easement
-AOC awards 5410-5446, 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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