About Us

The Bamboo Society of Australia (BSA) was formed in 1998 and became incorporated in the state of Queensland in February 1999. The BSA currently has over 120 members across Australia including various bamboo nurseries and other business. It produces the Bamboo Bulletin twice a year which is available to paid members. The BSA also organises field days, workshops and seminars of various topics related to bamboo at various member properties. If you are in Victoria check out Giant Grass. In NSW have a look at DomeShells. and Bamboo Yurts In QLD it's Bamboo Solutions .


  • To promote all aspects of bamboo interest in Australia.
  • To promote opportunities for sharing information and education, and awareness amongst the public.
  • To circulate two or more serial publications per year.
  • To encourage regional (local) chapters within the Society.


President - Magazine Editor

Mark McCarthy
543 Failford Rd
Failford NSW 2430
Ph: 0447 457 436
email:  markmccarthy8@bigpond.com

Amy Bruce


Amy Bruce
Mullumbimby, NSW 2482
Ph: 0434 932 362
email:  treasurer@bamboo.org.au

Board Member

Greg Viney

Vice President

Munir Vahanvati
Coburg VIC 3058
Ph: 0404 400 396
Email:  munir@giantgrassdesign.com

Board Member

Sandra Lefeuvre


Deborah King
Svenssons Road, Booyal, Qld
Ph: 0420 713 529

Board Member

Thomas Lindley
Details Coming Soon

Board Member

Jason Bebendorf