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Palm & Cycad Society of Australia (PACSOA)

Palm and Cycad Society of Australia Information from individual branches of PACSOA is included under the News section. PACSOA branches are:

• Brisbane Palm & Cycad Society

President: Michael Green
Secretary/Treasurer: Carmen Forster

• Palm & Cycad Society of Mackay

• Palm & Cycad Soc. of South Australia


Management Committee

Mark Wuschke, President
Daryl O'Connor,
Michael Gray - Website
Wal Donovan
Mark Wuschke, Editor Palms and Cycads
Margaret Kraa, Bookshop and Bookeeping
Michael Gray, Webmaster

Contact Information

Website:  Email:
Membership or general inquiries:   Mark Wuschke 
Phone / Fax:  +61-7-3879 8040


PALMS & CYCADS, journal of P.A.C.S.O.A.

Publication: 4 times per year, with full color throughout and well illustrated articles about palms and cycads. Average length: 30-40 A5-sized (5.75X8.25") pages per issue.  
Subscription/Membership fee: A$35 (Australian residents) or A$50 (non Australian residents) plus initial A$5 first time "joining fee". Occasionally issues of PALMS & CYCADS are devoted entirely to specific topics.
To subscribe: Send checks in Australian currency to:

Palm & Cycad Societies of Australia,
P.O. Box 1134,
Milton, QLD 4064
e-mail or visit the website,

Monthly Chapter Newsletters

The chapters shown below issue a newsletter that is a 1-12 page monthly or bimonthly summary of previous meetings and events and notice of future meetings, with occasional other information as appropriate. Most are printed on full A4-sized (8.25X11.5") paper. You can subscribe to branch newsletters, see the PACSOA website for rates". Contact addresses for these individual P.A.C.S.O.A. branches are shown below:


Palm & Cycad Society of South Australia,
P. O. Box 390, Prospect, South Australia, 5082 Australia


Brisbane Palm and Cycad Society (formerly South Queensland Group),
P. O. Box 376, Ashgrove,
4060, Australia, or e-mail Mark Wuschke

Palm & Cycad Society of Mackay,
P. O. Box 6639, Mackay Mail Centre,
West Mackay,
4741, Queensland, Australia,
E-mail Margaret Bazle
P. O. Box 6639, Mail Centre, West Mackay, Qld 4741

Palm and Cycad Society of Western Australia, Inc.

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News From PACSOA

Tropical Garden Society of Sydney

Membership in the Tropical Garden Society of Sydney (formerly known as The Palm and Cycad Society - Sydney) – A$25.00 per year (or A$30.00 for family membership)

Included with membership is the society colour magazine Tropica which is published 3 times per year.  It averages some 20 pages of articles and colour photographs.  If you wish to have a membership form or additional Society information, see or e-mail

Palm &Cycad Society of Western Australia News

For more information on The Palm & Cycad Society of Western Australia (PACSOWA), see or e-mail to Editor Gary Pike or President Ralph Coppola