The Garden Clubs of Australia Inc.

The Garden Clubs of Australia Inc. is a non-profit organisation formed by Mrs Margaret Davis OBE in 1950. The organisation provides a range of services to its members (affiliated clubs) and currently has a membership in excess of 780 affiliated clubs representing more than 52,000 individuals.

Our motto is: “Friendship Through Gardens”
Our aim is to provide service to you!!

GCA BOARD
CONSTITUTION
FACEBOOK
BOARD LOGIN

Membership Affiliation

Membership (Affiliation) to The Garden Clubs of Australia Inc is available to any garden club or gardening-oriented organisation.
Benefits include an insurance cover, a high quality quarterly magazine, an Awards Scheme, photograph competitions. a calendar as well as information sharing between clubs.
Importantly there is also a network of Zone Coordinators who can provide direct support to clubs.

Aims & Objectives

The primary and major object of The Garden Clubs of Australia is to extend the culture of gardening into the wider community for the benefit of all citizens and, in particular:

  • To promote and encourage various aspects of community based horticulture through the Community, Private and Civic activities.
  • To extend knowledge throughout the community of gardening, horticulture and its uses, and garden design through training, organisation and direct support.
  • To educate the public in the protection and conservation of our natural resources.
  • To contribute to, encourage and participate in activities assisting Botanic Gardens and other like-minded
    horticultural institutions.
  • To develop and co-ordinate the education of members and members of affiliated and kindred organisations through publications, conferences/workshops/seminars, correspondence and association/networking.
  • To co-operate with other agencies to further the interests of horticulture and conservation.
  • To promote and encourage areas of floral art.
  • To encourage assistance to charities and to engage in activities to promote and assist charities either by financial gifts and/or affiliates efforts.
  • To be non-political and non-sectarian in all undertakings.
  • The Garden Clubs of Australia Incorporated motto shall be Friendship Through Gardens.

The quarterly magazine features articles by well-known garden writers and garden club members.

Topics covered include plant cultivation, garden history, flower arranging, book reviews, garden stories, horticultural and your club events.
Judy Horton, supported by a terrific team is the editor of this wonderful gardening magazine.
Go to the OUR GARDENS MAGAZINE web page.

A five-day Convention and AGM is held every two years and provides an opportunity for affiliated club members, friends and families to enjoy socialising and visiting many interesting attractions and education opportunities.
This year from 11-15 September 2023 the GCA Bi-Annual Convention is in Toronto NSW. 

For other enquiries concerning GCA Conventions contact the GCA President Lorraine Emerson.

Click here to see the GCA Privacy Policy

GCA Affiliates’ events can be posted to our Diary dates page. Go to the DIARY DATES web page.

The Garden Clubs of Australia Inc.

The Garden Clubs of Australia Inc. is a non-profit organisation formed by Mrs Margaret Davis OBE in 1950. The organisation provides a range of services to its members (affiliated clubs) and currently has a membership in excess of 780 affiliated clubs representing more than 52,000 individuals.

Our motto is: “Friendship Through Gardens”
Our aim is to provide service to you!!

GCA BOARD
CONSTITUTION
FACEBOOK
BOARD LOGIN

Membership Affiliation

Membership (Affiliation) to The Garden Clubs of Australia Inc is available to any garden club or gardening-oriented organisation.
Benefits include an insurance cover, a high quality quarterly magazine, an Awards Scheme, photograph competitions. a calendar as well as information sharing between clubs.
Importantly there is also a network of about 50 Zone coordinators who can provide direct support to clubs.

Aims & Objectives

The primary and major object of The Garden Clubs of Australia is to extend the culture of gardening into the wider community for the benefit of all citizens and, in particular:

  • To promote and encourage various aspects of community based horticulture through the Community, Private and Civic activities.
  • To extend knowledge throughout the community of gardening, horticulture and its uses, and garden design through training, organisation and direct support.
  • To educate the public in the protection and conservation of our natural resources.
  • To contribute to, encourage and participate in activities assisting Botanic Gardens and other like-minded
    horticultural institutions.
  • To develop and co-ordinate the education of members and members of affiliated and kindred organisations through publications, conferences/workshops/seminars, correspondence and association/networking.
  • To co-operate with other agencies to further the interests of horticulture and conservation.
  • To promote and encourage areas of floral art.
  • To encourage assistance to charities and to engage in activities to promote and assist charities either by financial gifts and/or affiliates efforts.
  • To be non-political and non-sectarian in all undertakings.
  • The Garden Clubs of Australia Incorporated motto shall be Friendship Through Gardens.

The quarterly magazine features articles by well-known garden writers and garden club members.

Topics covered include plant cultivation, garden history, flower arranging, book reviews, garden stories, horticultural and your club events.
Judy Horton, supported by a terrific team is the editor of this wonderful gardening magazine.
Go to the OUR GARDENS MAGAZINE web page.

A five-day Convention and AGM is held every two years and provides an opportunity for affiliated club members, friends and families to enjoy socialising and visiting many interesting attractions and education opportunities.

The next GCA Convention will be held from 11-15 September 2023 in Toronto NSW.

For other enquiries concerning GCA Conventions contact the GCA President Lorraine Emerson.

Click here to see the GCA Privacy Policy

GCA Affiliates’ events can be posted to our Diary dates page. Go to the DIARY DATES web page.