Contacts & Venues


General Enquiries:

Mail address: PO Box 263, Arana Hills, Qld 4054

Key Contacts:

President: Doc Bland
Mobile: 0415 373 773

Vice President: Mick Martin

Secretary: Mal Beveridge

Treasurer: Mike Gilmour

Committee Member: Dot Schwenke

Committee Member: Kay Gorring


Committee Member: Ian MacDonald

Where to find us:

North Pine Bush Poets
When: 9:00am 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month,
Where: The back of Coutt’s Cottage, Old Petrie Town Heritage Village, Dayboro Road, Kurwongbah – just west of Petrie.

Bribie Island Bush Poets*
When: 6:30pm 4th Monday each month
Where: The Blue Pacific Hotel, Woorim
Contact: Cay, 07 3408 3219

(*This group is an independent entity. Its association with NPBP is one of shared interest in bush poetry)

Poets Of The Park*
When: 5:30pm 3rd Tuesday of each month
Where: St Margaret’s Church Hall, Rainbow Street, Sandgate
A meal and an evening of mixed entertainment
Contact: Mick, 0421 514 555

Caloundra Bush Poets*
When: 1.30pm to 4.00pm, 2nd Tuesday of each month
Where: Caloundra Community Centre, 58A Queen St
Contact: Ian, 0427 212 461

Art Partners

Fellowship of Australian Writers Queensland

Morton Bay Readers and Writers Festival

Australian Bush Poets Association