The following items are the Objectives of the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) to which our Society adheres to:
- Promote amongst members and the general public, the appreciation and culture of orchids.
- Develop affiliations and friendly relations with orchid clubs and societies both within Australian and world-wide.
- Present flowering show and displays.
- Foster the continued development of all types of orchids.
- Encourage the propagation of endangered species of orchids particularly those of Australia.
- Endorse the conservatoire of the orchids of Australia in their natural habitat and to discourage destruction of the same.
Affiliate with other organizations with similar aims including:
- Orchid Societies Council of Victoria Inc. (OSCOV)
- Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria (RHSV).