Queensland Council of Garden Clubs
Services to Members
• Newsletter - Member clubs are kept informed about
news, shows, events, policies, issues, etc through the quarterly newsletter.
• Register - A complete list of member clubs with contact
details and meeting times and places.
• Club Management - Information on aspects of running a
club - meeting procedures, duties of office bearers, etc.
• Insurance - Insurance cover through a group insurance
• Social Occasions - Social functions and competitions to
encourage friendship betrween clubs.
• Guest Speakers - Suggestions for guest speakers.
• Bus Trips - Suggestions for destinations, nurseries and
other places of interest for organising bus trips.
• Special Occasions - Opportunities for members to
participate in festivals, community events and horticultural shows eg Ipswich Plant Fair, Qld Garden Expo - Nambour, Brisbane International Garden Show Strathpine.
• Telephone Listing - Through the listing in the Yellow
Pages (Clubs Gardening - Queensland Council of Garden Clubs) members of the public can get information on clubs
in their area.
• Other Bodies - QCGC has a close association with Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
and other horticultural groups.
Check the shows page for all the wonderful shows and displays presented by societies.
Be inspired by the open gardens on Mt Tamborine and large selection of plants at the shows.
Objects of QCGC
(a) To broaden the scope of member
clubs in their activities by combining
together as a Council.
(b) To promote the development of
horticultural knowledge and interests
among member clubs and the wider
(c) To promote the enjoyment of
gardening and friendship among
(d) To encourage an understanding of
conservation of our national and natural
(e) To participate in community events
and projects that contribute to the
beautification of our natural and built
environment through enhancements to
public parks, gardens and like
QGCG - Bringing clubs together through a mutual love of gardening
Contact for all enquiries - firstname.lastname@example.org
(c) 2014 Queensland Council of Garden Clubs Inc
The Queensland Council of Garden Clubs Inc. was
established in April 1967 as an organisation of
garden clubs to encourage friendship and
co-operation between them.
There are now 126 member garden clubs, plant
societies and other special interest groups - from
Cairns to Tweed Heads.
Post: PO Box 5405 West End QLD 4101
The QCGC is managed by a
committee which meets
members are elected at the
AGM from nominees of
member clubs. A monthly
general meeting is for
delegates from member
clubs to obtain information
about events and the results
of committee discussions, it
also provides an opportunity
for clubs to give feedback to
the management committee.
The Garden Clubs
Ambassador visits member
clubs giving details of events
and items of interest and
acts as a liaison with the
The Ambassador is selected
by a three person panel and
is nominated by their club.
The person holds the
position for one year.