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View south west from Deon's Lookout, Betoota, Queensland
RGSQ at Cape York 2014
Yabba Creek, Imbil Forest, SE Queensland
Young Geographers Group hard at work
Wenlock River, Cape York, Queensland
Sun Bird, Thursday Island
RGSQ along the dog fence
Craven's Peak, Western Queensland
Condamine River, Southern Queensland
Coast near Bundaberg, Queensland
Bottle trees, Salvator Rosa NP, Queensland

Promoting the study of geography throughout the world
We welcome people from all walks of life to share and enjoy a diverse program of activities, lectures and trips in developing a   deeper understanding of our community and our environment.

Due to COVID-19 uncertainty and disruptions, the RGSQ premises will be closed to the public until at least the end of May. If you'd like to reach us, please emailinfo@rgsq.org.auor phone 07 3368 2066. Please note, our offices may be unattended. If you phone, we will try to get back to you as soon as practically possible, hence email is best.
Thank you.             
We look forward to seeing you when we're over this global challenge.

POSTPONED: Expert Panel and Public Forum 

Is Queensland Prepared for a Warming Climate?
6 April 2020 6-9 PM

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And you can too by joining us in our diverse program of activities oriented towards a greater understanding and enjoyment of the world around us. The Society is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation that brings together and welcomes people from all walks of life who share an interest in places, people and the environment.

We welcome your application to JOIN the society or you can SUBSCRIBE to receive our monthly Newsletter.


The Royal Geographical Society of Queensland (RGSQ) and the Ken Sutton Trust

invite written submissions

from an Australian Geographer for the

Ken Sutton Trust Memorial Award. 

This award will be promoted through an endowed public lecture in Brisbane in 2020, preferably in early October, and a publication as a pinnacle activity for RGSQ.

Submission deadline: 30 April 2020

Email submission to: info@rgsq.org.au

Inquiries to: info@rgsq.org.au or (07) 3368 2066

Find out more and download application form

The Trust serves as an everlasting legacy of Ken Sutton’s work in geographical education. The Ken Sutton Trust, established via a bequest from the Ken Sutton estate in 1988, is dedicated to providing a platform for the best Geographical or Geographical Education work in Australia to be promoted through an endowed lecture  and publication. The prize is awarded for the most exciting new research in a geographical field or geographical education undertaken by an Australian geographer.


Upcoming lectures

An informative series of lectures by leading experts covering geographical topics
1st Tuesday each month at 7:30 PM
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RGSQ organises a variety of activities, including educational and research projects, interesting visits and day trips. Weekend and longer trips with a distinct geographic flavour are held regularly within Australia and internationally.


Special Interest Groups

Brings together people who have a focus on specific geographic topics.
Map, Archive and Library SIGs


The Royal Geographical Society of Queensland Ltd
Gregory Place, Level 1/28 Fortescue St, Spring Hill Qld 4000
Tel 07 3368 2066 
ABN 87 014 673 068 | ACN 636 005 466
info@rgsq.org.au

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