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Eucalypt Newsletter No. 50  May 2018

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Eucalypt is the AAFGB bi-annual newsletter produced in May and November and is an important means by which the Association and its members keep in touch. 

Eucalypt is also an excellent resource document providing news on the ideas, innovation, challenges, events, successes and failures of the members who contribute articles.  Information from the Committee's activities, Botanic Gardens of Australia and New Zealand (BGANZ) and other matters of interest to Members are also included.  Originally called Campsis, the newsletter was renamed in 2015 to correspond with the AAFBG's new name and logo. 


Members are notified well in advance of each publication to prepare and forward their contributions.  Photographs and information about important calendar events are also very welcome.  Contributions are required by 30 March for the May issue and by 30 September for the November issue.

Members receive both an electronic and posted copy.

Eucalypt is currently produced by members of Friends of ANBG Canberra on behalf of the AAFBG Committee, with the distribution by the AAFBG administration.

Eucalypt articles are forwarded by email to  or by post to Anne Rawson, Friends of ANBG, GPO Box 1777, Canberra ACT 2601.



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Eucalypt Newsletter No. 49,
  November 2017 (PDF  19 pages)

Eucalypt No 50 May 2018In this issue

Eucalypt! Edition 50 of our newsletter. 

Reports from the President Dennis Ayliffe, Secretary Elizabeth Gilfillan; and Admin Officer Ro Noone.
Catch up with news from Friends:  

  • Benalla Conference 2018
  • Caring for the rare at Shepparton
  • Care for the Rare Project
  • The Gatekeeper's Cottage, Friends of Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Ballarat VIC
  • A Garden for the Future, Friends of the Bendigo Botanic Gardens, Bendigo VIC
  • Happy 40th birthday, Adelaide Friends, Friends of Botanic Gardens of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
  • Come to Brisbane for 2020 conference!  Friends of Brisbane Botanic Gardens and Sherwood Arboretum, Brisbane QLD
  • Instagram - another network, Camperdown Botanic Gardens and Arboretum Trust, Camperdown VIC
  • A place to pause, Hunter Region Botanic Gardens, Heatherbrae, NSW
  • Pangarinda means Sunset in Ngarrindjeri, Pangarinda Botanic Garden, Wellington East SA
  • Digital communication and Tromgin, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Friends, Melbourne VIC
  • Members list
  • Photo Gallery

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Eucalypt Newsletter No. 50, May 2018 (pdf 24 pages)

Eucalypt Newsletter No. 49, November 2017 (pdf 19 pages)

Eucalypt Newsletter No. 48, April 2017 (pdf 17 pages)

Eucalypt Newsletter No. 47, November 2016 (pdf 20 pages)

Eucalypt Newsletter No. 46,  May 2016 (PDF  28 pages)

Eucalypt Newsletter No. 45,  November 2015 (PDF, 29 pages)

Campsis Newsletter No. 44,  May 2015 (PDF 1377K  28 pages)

Campsis Newsletter No. 43,  November 2014 (PDF 1162K  26 pages)

Campsis Newsletter No. 42,  May 2014 (PDF 1780K  25 pages)


Our archive of Campsis Newsletters from 2000 to 2015 is located here.