About Us

The Bromeliad Society of Queensland promotes fellowship and knowledge, encourages learning and educates enthusiasts in the cultivation and propagation of Bromeliads in the sunshine state of Queensland, Australia.

The society holds regular monthly general meetings with plant displays, competitions and informative lectures from various speakers. Bus trips and field days where members and visitors can view other growers’ collections are some of the additional activities which the society organises.

The society produces a quarterly publication called Bromeliaceae which is also available electronically for members from this site. This journal provides some interesting articles on growing and looking after bromeliads.

A monthly newsletter is also published electronically.

Membership is able to be registered using this site. Click here to become a member.


Dates: Third Thursday of each month (except December)

Time: 7.30 pm

Location: Uniting Church Hall 52 Merthyr Road New Farm


Our Committee

President: Barry Kable email: president@bromsqueensland.com.au

Secretary: Denice McLean email: secretary@bromsqueensland.com.au

Treasurer: John Olsen email: treasurer@bromsqueensland.com.au

Our Objectives

The objects for which the Society is established are:

  • To promote good fellowship among all people interested in Bromeliad culture and in horticulture generally.
  • To further the knowledge and advancement of all that pertains to Bromeliads, including their natural history, cultivation and hybridisation.
  • To disseminate knowledge of Bromeliads and carry out educational and research activities into all aspects of Bromeliaceae.

Our Constitution is available for viewing by The Bromeliad Society of Queensland Inc Constitution 20202014 AGM Approved Version

Our Policy and Procedures are available for viewing by clicking on this link – policy-and-procedures-manual-29042015.

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting is to be held on 19th February 2015 as per the notice in the Journal and Newsletter.

The constitution is available for viewing by clicking The Bromeliad Society of Queensland Inc Constitution 20202014 AGM Approved Version

If you wish to nominate for the Management Committee, download a Committee Nomination Form.