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.
"Biosecurity Queensland" by Dr Jim Thompson, Chief Biosecurity Officer, Biosecurity Queensland
6 September 2016, 7:30pm
Since 2011, Jim has led the State’s efforts in the management of animal and plant pests and diseases, invasive species, animal welfare and agricultural chemical use. He is Queensland Government’s representative on the National Biosecurity Committee and chairs a number of national committees and boards including the Taskforce implementing the Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity.
RGSQ Annual General Meeting - September 20, 7:30pm, "Gregory House," 237 Milton Road, Milton
LECTURE "Shrinking glaciers? Cautionary tales from North America and New Zeeland" by Prof Jamie Shulmeister.
DAY OUTING: ROBOTIC DAIRY - October 18
If you have not been to the Robotic Dairy before please consider joining us on our half day Trek in October.
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
29 August, 9:00am to 11:30am, "Gregory House," 237 Milton Road, Milton
MAP GROUP - 5 September Mon, 10:00am, "Gregory House," 237 Milton Road, Milton
Key Event: Presentation on “The Language of Cartography” by Les Isdale.
* The Society's 2014/15 Annual Report may be downloaded HERE.
His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC
Governor of Queensland