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The Avicultural Society of Australia supports its members in the breeding and conservation of aviary held birds. It has over 1200 members throughout Australia and overseas. Monthly meetings are held in Melbourne and at various country branches within the state of Victoria.

The Society meets at 8pm on the fourth Wednesday of each month.
(Except December) at our meeting place in
"The Pines Learning Centre" 520 Blackburn Road, East Doncaster Melway Ref 34 D5
Enter via Entrance South Side of the building
The Hall is located just north of Reynolds Road in Blackburn Road
behind the Pines Shopping Complex
Visitors Always Welcome at Monthly Meetings

Non-indigenous bird management in Victoria

Non-indigenous bird management_handout 26th August Info session

Healesville Sanctuary Visit

The Society through its new committee member Barrie Wicks is organising a visit to the
Healesville Sanctuary on Sunday 5th of October.

As the Society is putting on a sausage sizzle, BYO drinks for those attending,
For catering purposes, Members who intend to attend this venture
are requested to make contact
with Barrie Wicks on 9735 5462 or email barriewicks40@gmail.com
The meeting point at the Sanctuary is far end of the car park by 11am.
It is hoped to have some signage available for some ease.
When in the Sanctuary we will be venturing to The Robert Eddie Pavilion
Which will be ours for the day,
make sure you bring your membership badge or card
for a small discounted entry charge.
Barrie is endeavouring to arrange some behind the scenes visits
The Society wish to thank Barrie for his work
and encourage all those attending to enjoy themselves and socialise
Further details will be published in future magazines.
If you wish any other details please contact Barrie on 9735 5462 or email barriewicks40@gmail.com,

Notices/Newspaper Articles that may be of interest

Members Birds For Sale SEPTEMBER

Growing threat to American birds, says report

Feral cats threaten biodiversity in the Kimberley

Orange-bellied parrot: Wild population boost for critically endangered bird

Australian reptiles and birds targetted for illegal trade

Endangered orange-bellied parrot:
     Volunteers checking coastal Victoria and SA for sightings

Electrical devices 'disrupt bird navigation'

DEPI fines an Albanvale man after keeping wedge-tailed eagle in cage

Why we should save the orange-bellied parrot


BirdLife Australia e-news

Every full member (with journal) receives the monthly journal Australian Aviculture. Which contains a comprehensive range of articles of interest to aviculturists written by both Australian and international aviculturists and veterinarians.

The Society and its branches

•  hold annual bird sales,

•  organise aviary visits,

•  provide a range of avian items for purchase at
competitive prices

•  facilitate the meeting of private buyers and sellers of birds

•  generate a range of other activities that encourage,
support and educate aviculturists.

Are You Interested In Keeping Birds.?
Why not join the Society,

The Avicultural Society is always looking
for guest speakers
Please contact Matt Baird on 0418 323 487 or
Email kurana_aus@yahoo.com

As you can see on this web site there is an Application form to join the society, The Society have Branches in most areas of Victoria (see the list also on this web site for your closest branch). By attending any of the meetings you will be amazed of the information and ideas that you can gain

Are you an Amateur Photographer.
Have you any photos that you feel could be ideal for the Front Cover or the Inside pages of the Journal,
Especially Finches
If so please forward them in High Quality Digital Format to The Editor
(Details on the contact page)
Photo must be vertically taken to suit the front cover of the journal
and I will put them into the Journal.
If you do not want your name attached please mention this when you send your photos AA
This web site contains many of the features of Australian Aviculture. The Society invites people who are interested in aviculture and wish to expand their interests and knowledge of birds to join.

Please Click here to view
Past Journal covers

The Society is pleased to announce that the progam for the September meeting will be
Ken Moore
who will be speaking on 40 Years of Building Aviaries
also Finches and other birds that he has

Visitors are Always Welcome at Monthly Meetings

FOR 2014

September 24th,
October 22nd,
November 26th,
December 10th,

FOR 2015

January 28th,
February 25th,
March 25th,
April 22nd,
May 27th,
June 24th,
July 22nd,
August 26th,
September 23rd,
October 28th,
November 25th,
December TBA

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