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Ian Lowe’s Long Half-life

‘This book is a clarion call for sanity at a time when we can finally get the nuclear monkey off our back – highly recommended.’ Peter Garrett. Australia has been directly involved in the nuclear industry for more than a century, […]

Repairing the environmental deficit

On 3 September a workshop was held both in-person at Griffith Southbank and online to address many issues of contemporary salience around incentivising land restoration. In this one day workshop a panel discussed the role of markets, certification schemes and […]

NRM in the Rangelands Conference

Desert Channels Queensland and the Australian Rangeland Society hosted the NRM in the Rangelands Conference- shaping our future, 2021. Members of The Royal Society of Queensland were prominent in organising the event. Rangelands cover about 80% of the Australian interior, […]

Maintaining Queensland’s regional natural capital and ecosystem services

Sustainable Queensland Forum partnered with the Society and the Central Queensland University to run an interesting seminar in 2016. The proceedings have been rescued from the digital dungeon and are now available on the Events 2016 page of the Society’s […]

National Stewardship of Country proceedings

Presentations from the three webinars hosted by the Royal Societies of Australia in February-March 2021 have been published as Volume 133(1) of the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria. For other material on the stewardship of rural country see […]

International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists

Queensland’s Dr Dana Kelly, an active participant in the Society’s Rangelands Policy Dialogue since July 2019, is President of the International Rangelands Committee, which is responsible for ensuring continuity between the international congresses. After Kenya (see side panel), the next […]

General science newsletter now free online

The Queensland Science Network, a collaboration between some 26 scientific and natural history societies, publishes a free online Newsletter on a semi-regular basis. The full set is available on the QSN website. Members of the public are warmly invited to […]

Official launch of Proceedings completed

On Tuesday 15 June His Excellency, the Governor of Queensland Paul de Jersey QC officially launched the five volumes of the Society’s Proceedings published in 2020. His Excellency hosted a reception at Government House attended by members, editors and authors […]

Call for papers – Linking policy with scientific knowledge in public health

Manuscripts are invited for a Special Issue of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland dedicated to public health. There is no closing date, as manuscripts will be published as they are accepted, until a sufficient number have been […]

Farewell and thanks

On 1 March 2021, our website developers handed over this website, which they developed pro bono in 2016. The website and the publication search engine were developed and designed by Joseph Listo, Paul Listo and Skye Cornell. The site has […]