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Founded in 1965 by a group of farsighted and experienced floral artists who saw the need for an independent body to promote and maintain uniformity and high standards in Floral Art and Judging. This was in keeping with World trends at that time.

The Association was first called Victorian Judges School. This was changed in the early 80’s to present name. One huge task these early pioneers undertook for the Association was the publication of a Handbook which has been revised several times as designs change.

In keeping with the original ideals VFAA became a teaching body holding the first School in 1966 and these have continued since.

Through the process of Accreditation those Judges who have passed their initial Examination are required to keep up their commitment to promoting and maintaining high standards in Judging and Floral Art by attending Workshops, Seminars, Shows, Demonstrating and Exhibiting. In this way they keep abreast of current trends in floral design.

Victorian Floral Art Association, through the late Lois Barnett, was a prime mover in Australia Floral Art Association joining WAFA, 1981.

State Body for Floral Art in Victoria under Constitution of Australian Floral Art Association Inc.

  • To promote uniform standards for Judging Floral Art within the State of Victoria using Accredited Floral Art Judges as approved by the Victorian Floral Art Association Incorporated.
  • To teach students to become Judges.
  • To engage in such activities as are desirable to assist in raising the general standard of Floral Art.
  • To hold Seminars which are conducive to any one or more of the above objects.
  • To be a completely independent body with the right to affiliate with the organisations with similar and/or compatible interests.

 

Workshops are held on the fourth Wednesday bi-monthly. These are valuable teaching/learning days. Seminars are held every three years.

An informative Newsletter is published three times per year with the focus on contemporary judging and discussion of new designs.

Contact: VFAA Secretary Cheryl Wynd  

(03)9846 1803  Mobile 0407 335727   cherylwynd@hotmail.com

Judges Contact: VFAA Judges Co-ordinator Jenny Peiper 

(03) 5943 1115( home)  (03)9703 2115(work)    info@smileysfloraldesigns.com.au

 

Groups

Ballarat Floral Art SocietyMary Doyle
03 5332 7579
thornton@ncablie.net.au
Bendigo Goldfields Chrysanthemum AssnSue Morvell
03 5439 7211
jsmorvell@gmail.com
Box Hill Floral Art IncBeverley Phillips
0405 199 971
beverleyphillips01@hotmail.com
Brighton Floral Art GroupSusan Dunstan
03 9596 4268
kimberleydunstan@bigpond.com.au
Echuca Floral Art GroupRosemary Peat
03 5482 1868
grahampeat@bigpond.com
Ferny Creek Horticultural GroupAndrea Hastings
03 9755 2135
secretary@fchs.org.au
Geelong Floral Art GroupLenice McCall
03 5448 7066
henretta@bigpond.com
Kyneton Horticultural Society IncLeah Berliavas
0404 324 684
inboxme81@gmail.com
Leongatha Horticultural Society Floral Art Group Frans Grylls
03 5184 1376
Mt Eliza Morning Garden ClubAnn Shackleton
0422 819 566
mtelizagardenclub@gmail.com
Nhill Floral Art GroupHelen Slattery
03 5391 1529
slatts@hotmail.com.au
Portland Floral Art GroupAnne Lyons
03 5523 3882
lyonsal@hotmail.com
Preston Garden ClubBill Saunders
03 9478 0269
prestongardenclub@hotmail.com
Red Hill Gardening Society IncAnn Hull
rhgs@rhgs.com.au
Sale Floral Art GroupBarb Harper
03 5144 4248
barbmharper@yahoo.com
Sunraysia Garden ClubPaulette Giles
0418 214 174
rgiles6@bigpond.com
Swan Hill District Garden Club Inc
Floral Art Group
Glenys Smith
0427 569 625
shgardenclub17@gmail.com
Vermont Floral Art GroupMyrna Demetriou
03 9874 1591
myrnademetriou@gmail.com
Wangaratta Garden Club IncMargaret McDiarmid
03 5726 9317
Warnambool Floral Art Group Roslyn Thomson
03 5568 4253
merryfields@bigpond.com
Waverley Garden Club
Floral Art Group Inc
Rosie Dougherty
0429 061 217
waverleyfloralart@gmail.com