Some important links


royal society nsw logoThe Royal Society of NSW - The Royal Society of New South Wales is one of the oldest learned societies in the southern hemisphere, dating back to the inauguration of its precursor society, the Philosophical Society of Australasia, in 1821. Its main function is the promotion and furtherance of intellectual inquiry and discourse and the exploration of the links between science, art, literature and philosophy. It holds regular monthly meetings and named specialist lectures, as well as scientific forums and other events. It has published a refereed journal continuously since 1869.


rsv logoThe Royal Society of Victoria - The Royal Society of Victoria has been an active and vital part of Victoria's intellectual heritage since 1854. Membership is open to anyone interested in science and related fields and their promotion.


rsq logo hi res crop nobgThe Royal Society of Queensland The Royal Society of Queensland (RSQ) was founded in 1884, succeeding the Queensland Philosophical Society founded in 1859, the year that Queensland was proclaimed a separate colony. The Society networks between disciplinary specialists, government and the community; holds seminars crossing jurisdictional and sectoral silos; and publishes the annual Proceedings, a journal of record, now in its 124th volume. The Society hosts the Queensland Science Network is a collaboration between some 25 not-for-profit scientific and naturalists’ societies. It also hosts the Queensland Policy Network, a nascent forum to foster dialogue within Queensland’s policy community, that seeks to counter ‘fake news’ and policy-making based upon ideology, preconceived positions or single-disciplinary enthusiasms.


Other Royal Societies in Australia

The Royal Society of Tasmania, the Royal Society of South Australia, the Royal Society of Western Australia

Other links

The Australian Academy of Science | National Museum of Australia | National Library of Australia | Questacon | CSIRO

Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering | Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia | Australian Academy of the Humanities


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