About RSV meetings

We love our monthly meetings; being in a room with like-minded enthusiasts and experts. Here is a chance to get real, practical advice and instruction from experienced rosarians. Every possible topic of interest relating to rose husbandry and appreciation, is covered.

All that with plenty of laughter and fun and a delish supper.

At most meetings a mini rose show competition is held where members may practice their show bench skills and new members may learn how to exhibit roses and get on-the-spot advice from the experts.

Bring your roses and share their glory with all.

Although meetings are ‘members only’ events, visitors are very welcome to come along and dip a toe in the rosy water. Feel free to bring a friend.

For time, place, and other practical details, see below




Cicely O'Rorke

Tuesday 12th of July 8pm

The Alister Clark Rose Custodianship Programme

Our Guest speaker for the evening will be Helen Curtain who is a landscape planner and responsible for the Alister Clark Rose Memorial Rose Garden in Bulla.

Helen will be speaking on the Alister Clark Rose Custodianship Programme that the Council wants to set up to ensure that all the Alister Clark roses that have been found are now grown in the garden and not lost again. Helen will also update us on the latest happenings at the Alister Clark Memorial Rose Garden.

This meeting will take place over Zoom

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Meeting ID: 869 222 9049 Passcode: 074717

Tuesday 9th of August 8pm


This meeting will take place over Zoom

Guyling, seedling of Guy Savoy + unknown

Tuesday 13th of September 8pm

Akif Yeltas – Delbard Roses

Akif runs his own part-time nursery business selling potted Delbard roses at various garden events around Victoria. He is one of the precious and dedicated volunteers at the Victoria State Rose Garden who give generously of their weekend sleep-ins to start not much after sunrise on the vast garden beds. He also has a business pruning roses.

This meeting will take place at the Mount Waverley Bowling Club


Tuesday 11th of October 8pm

Leigh Siebler – David Austin Roses

David Austin roses, often called English roses, have a collective style. All have beautiful blooms, often in forms reminiscent of old garden roses like Gallicas and Centifolias and, in most cases, unique fragrance, held on graceful attractive shrubs. Leigh is the Australian agent for David Austin roses in Australia. He will be speaking to us about the history of and new developments in these singular roses.

This meeting will take place the Mount Waverley Bowling Club


Tuesday 8th of November

At this time, the WFRS World Rose Convention will be in progress, and so we will take a break from meeting this month.

Tuesday 13th of December 8pm

Christmas Party!

Come and celebrate! Bring a plate of something special to share.

At the Mount Waverley Bowling Club

Meetings- when and where


Please: if you experience any cold or flu-like symptoms, no matter how mild, take care of your friends and colleagues by staying home.


Meetings traditionally take place on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 8 pm, unless otherwise advised. At times for reasons of safety around public health, physical meetings have been paused, and we have slipped into the ethereal spaces online in Zoom. When we can, we greatly enjoy meeting at the address below:


Mount Waverley Bowling Club on the corner of Alvie Road and Wadham Parade, Mount Waverley


It’s best to park in the Alvie Road carpark and walk past the first bowling green to our building.

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Parking at the Mt Waverley Bowling Club