The Bonsai of Lindsay Bebb
Lindsay has been practicing bonsai since 1970, and for 30 years owned and operated, with wife Glenis, a 7-day a week bonsai nursery in Brisbane, which was Australia’s only Retail Accredited Bonsai Nursery. He is an international demonstrator, workshop tutor, lecturer and judge. He was a Headliner and workshop tutor at the World Bonsai Convention in Washington DC; a Headliner and a Judge at the BCI International convention in Chencun China; Headliner at conventions in Australia and New Zealand; lecturer at the ASPAC convention in Singapore, and is to be a Headliner at conventions in Taiwan and Puerto Rico in 2009. Lindsay has also been a Judge of many international bonsai photographic contests.
Since selling the nursery in 2007, Lindsay has been funding a programme to help train experienced bonsai practitioners to become bonsai teachers for the national Teachers Register.
Since 2001 he has been Secretary, and Director for Australia and New Zealand, of the World Bonsai Friendship Federation. Some of his previous positions include Director, 3rd Vice President and 1st Vice President of BCI from 1996 – 2001; President of Australian Associated Bonsai Clubs from 1991 – 2002, President of the Queensland Nursery Industry Association from 1996 – 1998, and Australian Representative on the ASPAC committee.