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Bird Sales and Events

      List for Australia     

includes avicultural conventions in Australia and overseas

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Events last updated 9.30am 11th July 2024.  We've had over 284,000 visits to this website!

   2024   

 AUSTRALIA-WIDE  National Finch and Softbill Census, commenced 2023 - still open. 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NFSAcensus2023

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For details of past sales and events see the 'Past Events' page.

   May   

 VIC   Wimmera Bird Expo, Saturday 4th May 2024. Stawell, VIC. http://www.wimmerabirdclub.org.au/wimmera-bird-expo.html

 QLD  Beenleigh Bird Sale, Sunday 5th May 2024. Community Hall, Fryar Road, Eagleby QLD. https://beenleighbirdbreeders.jigsy.com/birdsales

 NSW  Fairfield Bird Sale, Sunday 5th May 2024. Prairiewood, NSW.

https://www.facebook.com/parrotbreeders.nsw/ Parrot Breeders & Exhibitors Society of NSW.

 NSW  ABA Bird Sale and Expo, Saturday 11th May 2024. Hawkesbury Showground, Clarendon, NSW. Associated Birdkeepers of Australia Inc. More details: Sale Flyer.

 QLD  Annual Nanango Bird Expo, Sunday 12th May 2024. Showground, Nanango, QLD. 

More details: Sale Flyer

 QLD  Thuringowa Bird Club Annual Expo/ Sale, Sunday 19th May 2024. Rasmussen QLD. 

https://www.thuringowabirdclub.org/event-info/annual-expo-sale
 

 VIC   Shepparton Bird Expo and Sale, Sunday 19th May 2024. Showground, Shepparton, VIC. 

http://www.goulburnvalleyasa.org.au/shepparton-bird-expo--sale.html

 QLD  Queensland Finch Society May Bird Sale, Sunday 19th May 2024. Morningside, QLD. https://qfs.org.au/

  TAS   Australian National Budgerigar Championship Show, Fri 24 to Sun 26 May2024.  Launceston, TAS. 48th annual event. https://anbc.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/NAT2024/overview

 NSW  23rd Annual Hunter Valley Bird Expo, Saturday 25th May 2024. Cessnock, NSW.

https://www.facebook.com/HVASInc/ Hunter Valley Avicultural Society Inc.

  NT    Fred's Pass Rural Show, Sat 25th & Sun 26th May 2024. Freds Pass, NT. Pet & aviary bird display, Darwin & Rural NT Birds Assoc. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2813260402232873/

  WA    Open Day and Bird Sale, Sunday 26th May 2024. Riverdale, WA. http://www.aviculturalsocietywa.com/avic_soc_15_006.htm

 

   SA    Port Pirie/ Port Augusta Bird Clubs' Expo, Sunday 26th May 2024. Port Pirie, SA.

   June   

 VIC   Western Districts ASA Bird Expo, Sunday 2nd June 2024. Hamilton, VIC.

  TAS   Avicultural Society of Tasmania Expo, Sunday 2nd June 2024. Claremont, TAS. Contacts (asst.org.au)

 QLD  Northern Avian Conference, Sat 8th to Sun 9th June 2024. Proserpine, QLD.

 NSW  Wagga Wagga Annual Aviary Bird Keepers Swap Meet, Saturday 15th June 2024. Wagga Wagga, NSW. Wagga Wagga & District Cage Bird Society Inc.

 VIC   Avicultural Society of Australia Bird Expo, Sunday 16th June 2024. Lower Templestowe. VIC.

 QLD  Gold Coast Bird Sale, Sunday 16th June 2024. Country Paradise Parklands, Nerang, QLD. Gold Coast Aviary Bird Association Inc.

 NSW  Annual Illawarra Bird Expo, Sunday 23rd June 2024. Berkeley, NSW. https://www.illawarraparrotclub.org.au/2016-bird-sale---expo

 QLD  Gympie Cage Bird Club Annual Bird Sale, Sunday 23rd June 2024. Showground, Gympie, QLD.

 QLD  Beaudesert Bird Sale, Sunday 30th June 2024. Showground, Beaudesert, QLD. https://beenleighbirdbreeders.jigsy.com/birdsales

  WA    Open Day and Bird Sale, Sunday 30th June 2024. Riverdale, WA. http://www.aviculturalsocietywa.com/avic_soc_15_006.htm

   SA    Riverland Birdkeepers Club Expo, Sunday 30th June 2024. Riverland Exhibition Centre, Barmera, SA.

Past sales and events have been edited to name, date, location, (and relevant links).

   July   

 NSW  Mid North Coast Avicultural Society Bird Expo, Sunday 7th July 2024. Showground, 19 Sea Street, Kempsey, NSW. 10am to 1pm. Entry fee $3pp CU12free. Aviary-bred native & exotic birds for sale. Food, drinks, raffle. Free off-street parking. Enquiries Peter 0429 923 541. More details: Sale Flyer  https://midnorthcoastaviculturalsociety.weebly.com/diary-dates.html

 

 QLD  Brisbane Canary Association Show, Sunday 7th July 2024. Cannon Hill Community Centre, 18 Lang Street, Cannon Hill, QLD. Exhibition canary breeds in show competition.

 VIC   Centre West ASA Bird Expo, Saturday 13th July 2024. Cobden Civic Hall, Victoria Street, Cobden, VIC. 11am. Greg 0493 440 621, Troy 0423 348 845. jacquiphillips479@gmail.com

 

 QLD  Hervey Bay Bird Club Annual Sale, Sunday 14th July 2024. Showground, Maryborough, QLD. 9am to 12pm. Entry $2 CU12free. Aviary-bred native & exotic parrots, finches, etc for sale. Seed, cages, & bird-keeping equipment. Food, drinks, raffle. Free parking. Dave 0447 231 801 maintenanceman1@hotmail.com

 NSW  Fairfield Bird Sale & Expo, Sunday 14th July 2024. Showground, Smithfield Road, Prairiewood, NSW. POSTPONED. https://www.facebook.com/psoa.nsw/ Parrot Society of Australia (NSW) Inc.

 VIC   37th ANPA National Show, Fri 19th to Sun 21st July 2024. Showground, Geelong, VIC. Showpen homer and fancy pigeon breeds national championship. Hosted by Melbourne Pigeon Society, with support from Geelong and District All Breeds Pigeon Club. Australian National Pigeon Assoc: https://www.anpa.com.au/

 QLD  Parrots 2024 Convention, Fri 19th to Mon 22nd July 2024. Kedron-Wavell Services Club, Chermside, Brisbane, QLD. Australian & international speakers, see website for all details. Hosted by the Parrot Society of Australia Inc. Enquiries Scott events@parrotsociety.org.au https:/parrotsociety.org.au/Parrots-2024

   SA    Budgerigar Auction, Saturday 20th July 2024. Enfield Community Centre, Regency Rd, Enfield, SA. In-person auction of exhibition budgerigars. BCSA, Budgerigar Council of South Australia Inc. Auction details: https://bcsa.com.au/home/bcsa-policies/auctions-sales/

 QLD  Coral Coast Bird Expo, Sunday 21st July 2024. Tennis Club Hall, 48 Jupp Street, Proserpine, QLD. Aviary-bred, native & exotic birds, bird-keeping supplies. Food, drinks, raffle. Vendor bookings John 0498 024 825.

 VIC   Gippsland Branch ASA Bird Expo, Sunday 21st July 2024. Bellbird Indoor Sports Centre, 270 Settlement Road, Drouin, VIC. Aviary-bred native and exotic birds for sale. Bird-keeping supplies, nest boxes, carry boxes etc. Hot dogs, drinks, raffle. Sale open to bird sellers 9.30am. Public sales 11am. Trade and bird sellers must pre-book. trade tables $35, seller tables $30 (includes 1 helper). Bird seller bookings: Neville 0429 903 785 kleinitzavaries@outlook.com  Trade seller bookings: David 0428 518 646 renwood2@bigpond.net.au

   SA    Barossa Bird Club Expo, Sunday 21st July 2024. Tanunda Showgrounds Pavillion, 29 Elizabeth Street, Tanunda, SA. Entry $2. 11am to 1pm. Aviary-bred exotic & native birds for sale and bird-keeping products and supplies. Enquiries: Paul 0437 323 170.  

  NT    Darwin Royal Show, Thurs 25th to Sat 27th July 2024. Darwin Showground, Tate Place, Stuart Highway, Winnellie, NT. Aviculture Pavilion: Pet & aviary bird display by the Darwin & Rural NT Birds Association. https://darwinshow.com.au/

 QLD  Toogoolawah Bird Sale, Saturday 27th July 2024. Showground, 30 Ivory Creek Road, Toogoolawah QLD. $2 entry pp. Exotic & native finches, parrots, canaries, budgies & more for sale. Cages, seed, bird toys etc for sale. Parking onsite. Fully catered. NO ATM onsite. Vendor tables $20 each. Bookings/ info: Vern 0419 706 617 vern.doyle@bigpond.com, Jonella 0417 738 590 toogoolawahshow@gmail.com Facebook

  WA    Open Day and Bird Sale, Sunday 28th July 2024. 112 Acton Av., Riverdale, WA. Gates open 8am. Bird sale open 9.30am. Aviary-bred native & exotic birds, nest boxes, carry boxes etc for sale. Drinks, sausage sizzle, raffle. http://www.aviculturalsocietywa.com/avic_soc_15_006.htm

 NSW  Mid North Coast Avicultural Society Budgerigar & Finch Show, Sunday 28th July 2024. Showground, 19 Sea Street, Kempsey, NSW. From 10am, benching 9.30am. All welcome. 

https://midnorthcoastaviculturalsociety.weebly.com/diary-dates.html

 NSW  Urana Bird Sale, Sunday 28th July 2024. Memorial Hall, 5 Anna Street Urana, NSW. Aviary-bred birds on display and sale. 'Homemade & homegrown' stalls. Urana Progress Association. Bookings 0427 930 966 uranacourthousemuseum@gmail.com 

https://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/country-nsw/riverina/events/urana-bird-sale

 NSW  Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference, Monday 29th July to Thursday 1st August 2024. Sydney, NSW. Biosecurity, wildlife, policy advisors, pest management incl exotic birds. Registration: https://avpc.net.au/ Organiser: Centre for Invasive Species Solutions.

   August   

 NSW  Central West Bird Expo, Saturday 3rd August 2024. Showground, Show Street, Forbes, NSW. POSTPONED. Central West Bird Club Inc.

 VIC   Ballarat ASA Bird Expo, Sunday 4th August 2024. Dowling Racecourse, Kennedy's Road, Miners Rest, VIC. Bird sales start 11am. Alex 0439 915 516 alexlannan1973@gmail.com

   SA    UBSSA Seminar, Sunday 11th August 2024. Sferas Convention Centre, Resevoir Road, Modbury, SA. 8.30am to 4pm. Supporters $30, non-supporters $40. Five guest speakers. Contact: Brian 0418 896 995 breich@bigpond.net.au

 

 VIC   Bendigo ASA Bird Expo, Sunday 18th August 2024. Exhibition Centre, Showground, entry via Swan Street, Bendigo, VIC. 11am. Mark 0428 571 758 m.godwill@bigpond.com

 NSW  Zebra Finch Societies' Federation Show, August 2024. Annual interstate competition & exhibition of show standard zebra finches in many colour-mutations. Date & venue not known.

 QLD  Downs Bird Breeders Bird Sale, Saturday 24th August 2024. Centenary Hts School, 60 Ramsay Street, cnr South & Ramsay Streets, Toowoomba, QLD. 9am to 11am. Entry $2 adult. Aust & foreign parrots & finches etc. Trade displays, bird-keeping supplies for sale. Food, drinks, raffle. Off-street parking. Bookings 0424 488 132, 07 46354558. Downs Bird Breeders Association Inc.

  WA    Open Day and Bird Sale, Sunday 25th August 2024. 112 Acton Av., Riverdale, WA. Gates open 8am. Bird sale open 9.30am. Aviary-bred native & exotic birds, nest boxes, carry boxes etc for sale. Drinks, sausage sizzle, raffle. http://www.aviculturalsocietywa.com/avic_soc_15_006.htm

 

 QLD  Far North Queensland Bird Breeders Expo, Sunday 25th August 2024. Showground, Cairns, QLD. Aviary-bred native & exotic parrots, finches, doves, quail etc. Bird-keeping equipment & feeds. Raffle, food, drinks, free parking.

 QLD  3rd Australian Biosecurity Symposium, Tues 27th to Thurs 29th August 2024. Sea World Resort, Gold Coast, QLD. Speakers/ presentations on biosecurity in Australia, incl poultry and birds. Details and registration: Biosecurity Symposium – Gold Coast 2024 (biosym.com.au)

   September   

  WA    Annual Gouldian Finch Count, 2024, usually first week in September. Conducted in the morning over five consecutive days by the STGF and volunteers. Based in Wyndham, East Kimberley region of WA. Contact via Save The Gouldian Fund: https://www.savethegouldian.net  

 

 AUSTRALIA-WIDE  National Threatened Species Day, Saturday 7th September 2024. Held this day every year to commemorate extinct Australian species of flora & fauna. 7th Sept is the date in 1936 on which the last known Thylacinus cynocephalus died in Hobart Zoo.

 VIC   Great Southern Bird Expo, Sunday 8th September 2024. Gloria Pyke Netball Complex, Sinclair Road, Dandenong West, VIC. Open 10am to trades, 11am to bird sale. All aviary-bred birds and bird-keeping equipment for sale. Sellers must prebook & prepay for tables: trade $35, bird sellers $30 (MPAS members $25) https://birdclub.org.au/?page_id=1344

 NSW  Armidale Bird Expo, Sunday 8th September 2024. Armidale, NSW. Armidale & District Bird Club Inc.

  WA    Finch Society WA Auction, Saturday 15th September 2024. Forster Park, cnr Keane Street & Abernethy Road, Cloverdale, Perth,WA. Viewing of lots 9.30am, auction starts 10.30am.

https://finchsocietywa.com/events/

  ACT   Canberra Finch Club Bird Sale, Sunday 15th September 2024. St Judes Primary School, 49 Mulley St., Holder ACT 2611. Contact Kevin 0401 182 038 or Bruce 0419 204 178 

http://www.canberrafinchclub.org.au/Birdsales.html

 World-wide  World Cassowary Day, Thursday 26th September 2024. Focusing on conservation of the three cassowary species: Dwarf, Northern, & Southern (Australian). https://www.iucnredlist.org/search?query=cassowary&searchType=species

 VIC   Melbourne Royal Show, Thurs 26th September to Sun 6th October 2024. Melbourne Showground, Langs Rd, Ascot Vale VIC. Includes an exhibition of over 1,000 chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese, in a competition poultry show, for all eleven days. https://www.melbourneroyal.com.au/poultry-competition/

  WA    Open Day and Bird Sale, Sunday 29th September 2024. 112 Acton Av., Riverdale, WA. Gates open 8am. Bird sale open 9.30am. Aviary-bred native & exotic birds, nest boxes, carry boxes etc for sale. Drinks, sausage sizzle, raffle. http://www.aviculturalsocietywa.com/avic_soc_15_006.htm


 NSW  Mid North Coast Avicultural Society Bird Auction, Sunday 29th September 2024. Showground, 19 Sea Street, Kempsey, NSW. Multi-species auction. 

https://midnorthcoastaviculturalsociety.weebly.com/diary-dates.html

 

   SA    Avicultural Society of South Australia Bird Expo, Sunday 29th September 2024. Fullerton Community Centre, 411 Fullerton Road, Fullerton, SA.

   October   

 NSW  Spring into Finches and Softbills, Sat 12th to Sun 13th October 2024. Prairiewood Community Centre, 194-222 Restwell Road, Prairiewood, NSW. Saturday: 12n lunch, 1pm zoo tour at Featherdale Wildlife Park. 6pm: Dinner, speakers Steve Sass and Adam Fitzgerald. Sunday auction: 8am viewing/breakfast, 9am auction. Bird lots/entries close 1st October. Registration open. Auction entries & bookings: Ben 0404 008 634 blloyd580@gmail.com 

Details: https://www.facebook.com/springintofinchesandsoftbills

 AUSTRALIA-WIDE  National Bird Week including the Aussie Backyard Bird Count, Sunday 21st to Saturday 27th October 2024. In 2023: 3,774,453 birds were counted. 

https://aussiebirdcount.org.au/

   SA    Budgie Fest, Saturday 26th October 2024. Campbelltown Function Centre, Campbelltown, SA. Exhibition budgerigar show, pet budgie competition, activities, prizes, food, drinks. Budgerigar Council of South Australia: https://bcsa.com.au/whats-on-bcsa/show-calendar/

  WA    Open Day and Bird Sale, Sunday 27th October 2024. 112 Acton Av., Riverdale, WA. Gates open 8am. Bird sale open 9.30am. Aviary-bred native & exotic birds, nest boxes, carry boxes etc for sale. Drinks, sausage sizzle, raffle. http://www.aviculturalsocietywa.com/avic_soc_15_006.htm

 NSW  Hunter Valley Finch Club Bird Expo, Sunday 27th October 2024. Showground (enter via Evans Street), Maitland, NSW. 9.30am to 1pm. Entry $3pp, CU12free. Aviary-bred native & exotic finches, quail, small parrot species. Trade stalls: seed, bird-keeping products. BBQ, coffee van, soft drinks. Raffle. Bookings: Trade: Michael 0249381540 gressmichael_byrnes@hotmail.com  Bird Vendors: Garth 0413677307  General Enquiries: Richard 0413973842 rlaw1@live.com.au  Sale details: https://www.huntervalleyfinchclub.com/

  ACT   Canberra Budgerigar Club Annual Show, Sunday 27th October 2024. Flynn Community Hub, 21 Bingle Street, Flynn, ACT. 9am to 3pm.

   November   

 QLD  Beenleigh Bird Sale, Sunday 3rd November 2024. Community Hall, Fryar Road, Eagleby QLD. 9.30am to 12pm. $2 entry CU14free. Aviary-bred, native & exotic, & licensed birds, vet products, feeds, cages and bird-keeping equipment for sale. ATM onsite. Drinks, food, raffle. Cent sale. Disabled access. Air-conditioned hall. Free on-street parking. Bookings: Martin 0439 882 554 bindisbirds@bigpond.com  https://beenleighbirdbreeders.jigsy.com/birdsales

 QLD  Gold Coast Bird Sale, Sunday 17th November 2024.Country Paradise Parklands, 231 Beaudesert - Nerang Rd, Nerang, QLD. 9.30am to 12n. $2 entry, CU14 free. Native & exotic parrots, finches, budgies etc. and all bird-keeping accessories for sale. Free off-street parking. Drinks, BBQ, raffle. Bookings Lyn 0411 048 348. Gold Coast Aviary Bird Association Inc.

  WA    Finch Society WA Auction, Saturday 17th November 2024. Forster Park, cnr Keane Street & Abernethy Road, Cloverdale, Perth,WA. Viewing of lots 9.30am, auction starts 10.30am.

https://finchsocietywa.com/events/

  WA    Open Day and Bird Sale, Sunday 24th November 2024. 112 Acton Av., Riverdale, WA. Gates open 8am. Bird sale open 9.30am. Aviary-bred native & exotic birds, nest boxes, carry boxes etc for sale. Drinks, sausage sizzle, raffle. http://www.aviculturalsocietywa.com/avic_soc_15_006.htm

 

   December   

 

No events notified for December so far.
 

   2025   

 

 QLD  ANBC Championship Show, Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th May 2025. Brothers Leagues Club, Cairns, QLD. 49th Annual Show. Australian National Budgerigar Council Inc. Details: 2025 ANBC Show - Australian national budgerigar council

 QLD  Finches '25 Convention, date to be announced, 2025. Brisbane, QLD. Hosted by the Queensland Finch Society Inc.

 

 Australian PUBLIC HOLIDAYS in 2024: 

https://www.fairwork.gov.au/employment-conditions/public-holidays/2024-public-holidays

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