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 for $35 plus postage – contact

The Proceedings is the pre-eminent peer-reviewed journal publishing general Queensland science. The Honorary Editor is now accepting papers for the next annual edition, with a revised manuscript deadline of 31 July.


Presidential Address

Timms, B. et al  The ecology of gnammas (weathering pits) on the Stanthorpe Plateau

Marlow, D. Creating and then abolishing bodies of scientific knowledge, expertise and analytical capability

Alexandra, J. Processes and institutions for scientific independence: Reflections on Land & Water Australia

Rowland, Michael J. By savage hands his steps were stayed! Life and death on the Percy Isles, 1854

Maxwell, S. J. et al Essentialistic Pluralism: The theory of spatio-temporal positioning of species using integrated taxonomy

Anderson, P. Brisbane’s famous early astronomer: Captain Henry O’Reilly

Kemp, A. Changes in the freshwater environments of the Australian lungfish in south-east Queensland

Collins, S. J. et al Revisiting inscriptions on the Investigator Tree on Sweers Island, Gulf of Carpentaria.

Book Review: Feast on Phytochemicals

Obituaries T. Clifford and Ben Lawson