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Publications available

Copies of Volume 125 of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland are available for purchase: Volume 125 –The Land of Clouds Revisited: The Biodiversity and Ecology of the Eungella Rainforests – $35 plus $10 postage. The Society will […]

Research Fund – Calling all citizen scientists

Applications open for Round 3 Applications are now invited for grants from the Research Fund closing at midnight on 28 November 2020, under fresh guidelines. The new 2020 Funding Policy encourages applications from citizen science groups. However, to comply with […]

History on display – National Science Week

Some of the early history of the Society has been placed on display in a blog post by the State Library of Queensland as part of its National Science Week program in August 2020. Silvester Diggles, one of the founders […]

A Rangelands Dialogue: Towards a Sustainable Future – now published

Look ahead of the whimsy in this new Special Issue of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland. There are 26 serious papers – from pastoralists, scientists and policy specialists knowledgeable about the native pastures of Queensland’s inland. These […]

Native vegetation management

In April 2020 Members Philippa England and Nelson Quinn of Griffith University’s Law School trialled an online survey with a small number of stakeholders interested in the operation of Queensland’s Vegetation Management Act. Respondents were mostly current or previous landholders […]

Conservation covenants

Members Philippa England and Nelson Quinn of Griffith University’s Law School are undertaking project-driven research on the operation of the Vegetation Management Act in Queensland. The project aims to identify opportunities for incremental improvements to the legislation with a view […]

Planning in Queensland

Member Dr Philippa England has published a new edition of her landmark book Planning in Queensland: Law, Policy and Practice with Amy McInerney. The book takes a fresh look at the operation of planning law in Queensland, incorporating insights based […]

Proceedings 124 now published

Volume 124 of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland has been completed and printed. For the first time since the journal was launched in 1884, the annual volume has been published online with open access. Copies are available […]

Spanish exploration of northern Australia – Steve Hutcheon

The curiosity of Member Steve Hutcheon – who has an eclectic interest in Queensland’s early explorers and naturalists – was recently piqued upon learning of a letter by one J.E. Richter in The Sydney Morning Herald of 22 June 1872, […]

Eungella rainforests – Themed Proceedings now available

  The Land of Clouds Revisited – a Special Issue of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland has been published on the biology and ecology of the rainforests of the Eungella area inland from Mackay. Further details are […]