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Call for papers – general science

Manuscripts are invited for annual volume 129 of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland. Closing date 31 July 2021; see Proceedings page for details.

Vale Emeritus Professor Ray Specht AO

Emeritus Professor Ray Specht AO died peacefully on the morning of Saturday 13th February after farewelling his family. To have Ray as a member for 53 years was a privilege and a blessing. The Society is proud to have published […]

Stewardship of Country webinars

Three webinars examining the meaning of “stewardship” of Australia’s landscapes were organised by the Royal Societies of Australia with Inspiring Australia on 24 Feb., 10 and 24 March. See Royal Societies of Australia website for details. Also see Facebook .

Dr Reichelt honoured

Society member Dr Russell Reichelt was honoured with Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Australia Day honours list. The citation was for “For distinguished service to marine conservation, to ecosystem management of the Great Barrier Reef, and […]

Annual edition of Proceedings now published

All articles in the second edition of the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland for 2020, Volume 128, have now been published online. These are available on an open-access basis free of charge, under Creative Commons conditions. Printed copies […]

“Springs of the Great Artesian Basin” published

A Special Issue of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland has been published. All articles are available free of charge online at www.royalsocietyqld.org/2020-springs-special-issue-vol-126/. This is an outstanding work of scholarship and policy that includes scientific papers and opinion […]

Publications available

Orders are being taken for several issues of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland: Volume 125 –The Land of Clouds Revisited: The Biodiversity and Ecology of the Eungella Rainforests – $35 plus $10 postage. Volume 126 – Springs […]

History on display – National Science Week

Some of the early history of the Society was 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 of […]

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 […]