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    • 4 Feb 2020
    • 7:30 PM
    • Gregory Place, 1/28 Fortescue St, Spring Hill, Qld 4000

    Welcome to 2020

    Please join us for the first social evening of the year when the Society’s 2020 program of activities and events will be presented. This is a social function with light supper served after the presentation with plenty of time for conversation.

    All are most welcome. RSVP appreciated for catering.

    Location: Gregory Place, 1/28 Fortescue St, Spring Hill, 4000

    • 3 Mar 2020
    • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Gregory Place, 1/28 Fortescue St, Spring Hill Qld 4000

    RGSQ Lecture Series

    Thomas Sigler, University of Queensland

    Many geographical phenomena can be interpreted from a network perspective, including street grids, information flows, commercial volumes, traffic patterns, and human migration. This presentation overviews the application of network theory to understanding how cities are globally connected through flows of capital, people, and information. It begins with a basic explanation of network theory, before delving more deeply into the assumptions that feed into such research.

    A series of powerful visualisations illustrates how the world around us is comprised of networks, and how we can formulate better policy by understanding.


    • 10 Mar 2020
    • 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Ground Level, 317 Edward Street, Brisbane, 4000
    • 23

    Map Group Event

    In 1982 the Surveyor General of Queensland initiated the setting up of the Surveying and Mapping Museum. The Museum has expanded to take in land  administration to become the Museum of Lands, Mapping and Surveying and is a sub-branch of the Queensland Museum. The visit will be hosted by the Curator, Kaye Nardella who will present the various historical treasures in this newly refurbished Museum in Edward Street, City. The display includes surveying and mapping instruments, artefacts, journals, historic maps and aerial photography. The Museum is the custodian of the impressive bust of the RGSQ foundation president, Augustus Charles Gregory.

    When and where:
    Location: Ground Level, 317 Edward Street, Brisbane, 4000.  You may know this address as the CITEC Building.

    Start Date & Time: 10 March 2020 9:45 AM
    End Date & Time:  10 March 2020 11:30 AM

    Event Requirements:
    Members and Non Members are required to register on the RGSQ website before Thursday 5 March 2020.  A list of registrants will be compiled so that we can expedite the security process to enter the building. Please carry some photo identification (Drivers Licence) on the day of the visit and meet at the address which is near the corner of Wickham Terrace and Edward Street at the Wickham Street carpark.

    Costs:  Members $5:00; Non Members $10:00

    Limit:  25

    Coordinator:  Len Lowry

    • 9 Sep 2020
    • 20 Sep 2020
    • Alice Springs to Adelaide
    • 1

    Treks & Activities Event


    This exciting 12 day trip includes return air-fares from Brisbane, a luxury 4WD Tour Coach with a driver/guide and camp cook. Many included attractions, as well as all breakfasts and dinners and most lunches. Some camping and some motels/cabins.

    The Lambert Centre was created by the Royal Geographical Society of Queensland, as a Geographical Icon, to commemorate the Bicentenary of Australia in 1988. The monument is a flagpole modelled on parliament house in Canberra. The commemorative plaque will be replaced during this trek.

    Along the way we will visit a number of significant sites in the 'centre', including the West MacDonald Ranges, Uluru & Kata-Tjuta National Parks, Coober Pedy and William Creek and finally Roxby Downs, Woomera and Port Augusta, before departing home from Adelaide.

    There is a limit of 20 people. The cost is not finalised but is not expected to exceed $4500 per person twin share, with single supplement of $575. An initial deposit of $350 is required to confirm your registration ASAP. Further progress payments of $500 is required by 9/3/2020 and the final balance by 9/7/2020.

    All payments are non-refundable (subject to conditions) and it is recommended that participants arrange appropriate travel insurance. Participants must also be financial members of RGSQ at the time of the trek.

    The itinerary is available for viewing and members will be advised as costs and details are updated.

    To learn more about the Lambert Centre please click here.

The Royal Geographical Society of Queensland Ltd
Gregory Place, Level 1/28 Fortescue St, Spring Hill Qld 4000
Tel 07 3368 2066
ABN 87 014 673 068
ACN 636 005 068

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