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A full membership subscription to the Queensland Finch Society includes 12 copies of the magazine: Finch News.

Finch News began publication with the founding of the Queensland Finch Society Inc in 1969. In its original form it consisted of a photocopied sheet … how times have changed! The magazine is now published monthly and includes 32 pages of articles and full colour photos.

Each Finch News issue contains:

  • Essential information about the Society including Meeting details;
  • The Latest Avicultural News & Events;
  • Stock Market (Buy, Swap & Sell)
  • Detailed Sales Table & Mail Order Service from Australian Wildlife Supplies
  • A wealth of general finch articles. Articles are submitted from around the world by aviculturists of all types, ages and experiences.
  • The magazine works as a blending ground for avicultural thoughts, methods and myths.

All members and aviculturists are welcome to submit articles and photographs by emailing editor@qfs.org.au

Each year a competition is held in November to select the next year’s cover. All current members are eligible to enter. Previous winners include:

  • 2021 Blue-Capped Waxbills. Photo by Cheryl Mares.
  • 2020 Red-billed Longtails. Photo by Cheryl Mares.
  • 2019 Parsons. Photo by David Pace.
  • 2018 Goldfinch. Photo by Cheryl Mares.
  • 2017: Pair of Chesnut Breasted Munias. Photo by Russell Kingston.
  • 2016: Pair of Red Hooded Siskins. Photo by Cheryl Mares.
  • 2015: St. Helena Waxbill bathing. Photo by David Pace.
  • 2014: Melba Cock (Green Winged Pytilia). Photo by Chris Leeper.

Material in FINCH NEWS does not always reflect the views of the QUEENSLAND FINCH SOCIETY INC. The Society reserves all rights in FINCH NEWS. No matter contained herein may be reprinted without the written permission of the Society. Part of this agreement will include that the following information accompany each article ….. “The following article was reproduced from FINCH NEWS, the official publication of the Queensland Finch Society Inc, PO Box 1074, Park Ridge QLD 4125, Australia.

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Phone: 07 3802 1511 (7-9pm)


Correspondence: PO Box 1600, Coorparoo DC 4151 QLD, Australia


Email: memberships@qfs.org.au

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