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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


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


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


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


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


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


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:

Wetlands or Development, Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group


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: Forum Queen's Wharf Development, Brisbane River Precincts and Lifestyle, Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group


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: Forum A Power Network Fit for Purpose, Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group

TBA: Activity

Roaming the Redlands Bus trip. Treks and Activities


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: Forum Brisbane Population Growth to 2030; Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group


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

Cancelled WED 26: Forum Sustainable Action for Climate Change , Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group

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


TUE 1: Lecture

Census 2021 Results and issues, Dr. Elin Charles Edwards 

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

TUE 29: Forum Bribie Island Breakthrough; Geography in Conversation Special Interest Group



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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