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Program for 2022

Please check What's On as events become available for booking.

While we're finalizing the 2022 Program,  feel free to download our draft program for 2022 here . . . or see a list of planned events below. Some dates and events as subject to change. All events will be held in line with COVID-19 guidelines of the day.

For the most up-to-date information about events, including costs, please always check our website www.rgsq.org.au.


Draft 2022 RGSQ PROGRAMME

We look forward to seeing all our RGSQ members and welcoming new members in the new year!


FEBRUARY

TUE 8: Lecture Zoom only: Great Barrier Reef Regional Waterways Health Report Cards:

what are they and how do they bring about change management in river catchments?

Lessons from the Wet Tropics Waterways Partnership. Dr Stephen Turton

THURS 17: Activity

Cultural Landscapes- Old Govt House and Queen’s Wharf (CS) repeat due to waitlist.

Treks and Activities

MARCH

TUE 1: Lecture

Linking the Binna Burra story to the 1885 origins of the RGSQ,

Steve Noakes, Binna Burra Lodge Board Chairperson

SAT 5: Welcome event, Young Geographers Group

FRI 11: Mentor Meet-up at Gregory Place/CBD/online. Young Geographers Group

TUE 22: Presentation Struve Geodetic Arc, Keith Treschman. Map Group

TBA: Activity

UQ Buildings and Exhibitions TAAC. Treks and Activities

TBA: Activity Herbarium Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens. Map Group

APRIL

TUE 5: Lecture SEQ water grid; water recycling and desalination, Michael Fiechtner, SEQ Water

WED 6:Presentation

Where’s Wallace? Finding Lost Qld names, Kerry Raymond. Map Group

SAT 9: Activity

Urban geography/demography themed event, location TBA. Young Geographers Group

WED 27: Activity Caloundra Lighthouses and Military and Aviation Museums. Treks and Activities


MAY

TUE 3: Thomson Oration

China’s Global Vision and Actions: Reactions to Belt, Road and Beyond

Professor Peter Rimmer

TUE 10: Presentation

Qld Globe Overview, Kerry Raymond. Map Group

SAT 21: Activity

Brisbane City Council community tree planting, Annerley. Young Geographers Group

TUE 24: Workshop

Qld Globe Hand-on session, Kerry Raymond. Map Group 

TUE 24: Forum Building a City on a Floodplain, Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group


JUNE

TUE 7: Lecture

Big rocks moved by waves: storm and tsunami evidence on Pacific islands, Dr Annie Lau, UQ

THURS 14: Activity

Cruise Bremer River Junction, Treks and Activities

TBA: Activity

SEQ Water Local Dams and Treatment Plant.

Treks and Activities

TUE 28: TBA Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group


JULY

TUE 5: Lecture

Reclaiming lost ground: Transitions of mobility and parking, Dr Iraphne Childs, and Professor Jonathan Corcoran

WED 6: Activity

Naidoc week (RC) Sunshine Coast – Jinibara and Gubbi Gubbi country. Treks and Activities

TUE 12: Presentation

Challenges of Town Planning, Daphne Stephens. Map Group

FRI 15-SUN 17: Fieldwork skill-building camping trip, location TBA. Young Geographers Group

TUE 26: TBA - Proposed Forum; Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group


AUGUST

TUE 2: Lecture

IPCC report and climate change. Dr Stephen Turton

SAT 6-SUN 7: Map-a-thon and GIS skill-building weekend, Gregory Place. 

Young Geographers Group

TUE 23: TBA - Proposed Forum; Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group

TBA: Activity

Roaming the Redlands Bus trip. Treks and Activities


SEPTEMBER

TUE 6: Young Geographers Forum, Gregory Place and online

TBC: Activity

 Rockhampton 7-10 days Long Trek. Treks and Activities

TUE 13: Presentation

TheNippon Foundation support for Seabed 2030. Keith Treschman. Map Group

TUE 27: TBA - Proposed Forum; Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group

OCTOBER

TUE 4: Ken Sutton Lecture

TUE 18: Annual General Meeting

SUN 9: Activity

Museum/Herbarium visit and lunch. Young Geographers Group  

TUE 25: Activity  

Binna Burra Visit. Treks and Activities

TUE 25: TBA - Proposed Forum; Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group

TBA: Visit to State Library and John Oxley Library. Map Group  


NOVEMBER

TUE 1: Lecture

Census 2021 Results and issues, Dr. Elin Charles Edwards 

TUE 22: Documentary screening, Gregory Place. Young Geographers Group

TUE 29: TBA - Proposed Forum; Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group

 

DECEMBER

TBA: Activity

MON 5: Map Group’s End of Year Show and Tell and Social, Gregory Place

TUE 6: Society’s End of Year Christmas Celebration, Gregory Place

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