On the afternoon of Monday 13 November 2023 representatives of all Australia’s Royal Societies met with the Patron of the Royal Societies of Australia, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC(Rtd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley at Government House Canberra. The RSA thanks Their Excellencies for the opportunity to provide them with an update on the activities of Australia’s Royal Societies […]
The Royal Societies of Australia today announces the joint winners of its inaugural Bruce Piasecki and Andrea Masters Award for Writing on Social Change.
This new annual award recognises dynamic non-fiction writers between 18 and 40 years of age in the Australasia/Oceania Region who aim to ignite positive social change through published work on any theme exploring key business and society issues. Themes include, but are not limited to, climate change, […]
The Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, Volume 133, Part 1 is now available online
This publication features papers from Stewardship of Country, a symposium in three parts presented by the Royal Societies of Australia and Inspiring Victoria.
The series posed the question: who are we becoming, as Australians faced with an increasingly unpredictable and challenging future? The symposium aimed to elevate a broad […]
In Winter 1821, the Philosophical Society of Australasia was established in New South Wales. Renamed the Royal Society of New South Wales in 1866, the organisation celebrates 200 years of engagement with science, art, literature and philosophy! Nexus an exhibition celebrating the Societies intellectual life over the past two centuries will open at the State Library of New South Wales later this year…[…]
What better way to mark this year’s NAIDOC theme – Heal Country! –than to reflect on the incredible depth of knowledge present in the world’s oldest continuous culture.
Stewardship of Country, presented by the Royal Societies of Australia and Inspiring Victoria, aims to elevate a broad range of perspectives and generate a discussion on landscape and environmental management that bridges Indigenous, agricultural, scientific, economic and social perspectives with support […]
The Royal Societies of Australia support National NAIDOC Week 2021.
This years theme – Heal Country! – calls for all of us to continue to seek greater protections for our lands, our waters, our sacred sites and our cultural heritage from exploitation, desecration and destruction. Click here for for the Top 20 Tips to celebrate a CovidSafe NAIDOC Week!
The Royal Societies of Australia congratulate Professor Bronwyn Fox on her appointment as Chief Scientist at CSIRO. Professor Fox is Chair of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (Victorian Division), a Fellow of the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE), a Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). She joins Australia’s national science agency from Swinburne […]
“Curiosity is inherent in all of us,” according to new Member of the Order of Australia, John Hardie AM FRSN FHEA FGS.
The Royal Societies of Australia extends a sincere congratulations to Members of Australia’s Royal Societies recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021.
Mr John Hardie, current President of the Royal Societies of Australia and long-time member of the Royal Society of New South Wales, has been made a Members of the Order of Australia (AM) for his significant service to science education and to professional societies.
Congratulations also on […]
A huge thank you to all speakers, panelists and delegates who participated in the three part virtual series Stewardship of Country series, presented by the Royal Societies of Australia and Inspiring Victoria during February and March 2021.
A livestream of the series can now be found on the Webinar Recordings page of the RSA website.
This initiative represents a collaboration between the Royal Society of Victoria, the Royal Society of Queensland […]