Our team is largely made up of volunteers, along with 4 part-time and casual staff, and together we are a vibrant and capable force.

Key Volunteers:

Dr. Colin Allison, WiseGardening (Analytical chemistry, climate change and measurement science (previously CSIRO), database management)

Megan Hallowes, Garden Industry Writer, Member Support and Events (Newspaper journalism, Cert 3 retail nursery)

Dr. Sharron Pfueller, Science Consultant, Author (Previously SGA CEO and communications manager. Researcher, educator and sustainability advocate)

Jeff Phuah, Webinar Delivery, Recording and Editing (Information and communications technology professional)

Bruce Plain (Advisor to Bulleen Art and Garden, retail nursery management)





Kathryn Brookes – Communications and Fundraising Manager




Teresa Day – MasterClass Coordinator




Maree Kiefer – Industry Manager and Administrator




Charlotte Harrison – Community Training Officer