We bring together people who are interested in geography – in a deeper understanding of the world around them. We organise a diverse programme of lectures and trips. We are passionate about geographical education, and run an Australia-wide school competition. We always have a major project on the go.
"Naval Brigade in Queensland" by Capt RWG (Bob) Hume, RFD, RANR
4 October 2016, 7:30pm
Bob will be speaking on the Queensland Naval Brigade which was formed in 1873. As a branch of the Queensland defence force, the Naval Brigade was used as naval infantry to garrison and defend Queensland’s early major ports. Operating through the 1890s, following Federation in March 1901 the Naval Brigade passed into Commonwealth service.
DAY OUTING: ROBOTIC DAIRY - October 18
Fascinating, expert and informed presentation about a different type of dairy farming. The cows decide when they want to be milked. If you have an interest in applied technology, modern "green" farming, or even family history of farming, we can promise you a great day!! It gives new meaning to "People and Place".
KEN SUTTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY GROUP
24 October, 9:00am to 11:30am, "Gregory House," 237 Milton Road, Milton
MAP GROUP - the group will not meet in October.
Next Map Group Meeting: November 7, 10:00 am, "Gregory House," 237 Milton Road, Milton
* The Society's 2014/15 Annual Report may be downloaded HERE.
His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC
Governor of Queensland