Welcome to the The Cactus and Succulent Society of the ACT Inc

 Tucson sunset 2021 09 10 by Mary Martin


Due to the Covid-19 response, CSSACT has decided to cancel all scheduled meetings until further notice.

Meanwhile, we will continue to publish Capital Cactus each month.  Please send your articles and photos to our editor.


This is a friendly club which encourages the cultivation and propagation of cacti and other succulent plants in the Canberra region. We share our experiences and knowledge through our meetings, newsletters and other activities. Our members come from all parts of the ACT and surrounding communities.  Some are school students; others photographers, artists, horticulturalists, general gardeners and many others. We are all interested in growing cactus and succulents. Some of us have been growing succulents for many decades.

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I can't get the Member Zone menu to work properly on iPads or iPhones with iOS before version 12 = Safari 12. Maybe other devices have similar issues. I suggest using another browser such as Puffin (https://www.puffin.com) as you can still download that from the application store, and it still works.

This issue is probably due to Joomla version 3, and so it will be fixed when we upgrade to Joomla version 4, possibly by Easter 2022.




...are on the third Sunday each month, unless special circumstances mean we've had to move the meeting. Please check our calendar of events.

Nearly all meetings start at 10:30, begin with Society business, then proceed to a mini-talk, followed by morning tea, then a longer workshop or talk. We finish at 12:30.

We're COVID-safe. 

We're using the "Check In CBR" app.

Each venue has a QR code that identifies it to the ACT Government. Please download and use the "Check In CBR" app to register your attendance.

If this is inconvenient, please ask a committee member to use CSSACT's own QR code to register your attendance. We will ask for your name, address and phone number.