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The Royal Society of Victoria celebrates 170 years

Historical photo of the Royal Society of Victoria building

Saturday 15 June 2024 marked 17 decades of the promotion and advancement of science and learning in Victoria by the Royal Society of Victoria. The Society was established by a group of research scholars, educators, policy leaders, innovators and change makers.

From its earliest days the Society has worked […]

July 4th, 2024|RSA News|

Governor-General welcomes Australia’s Royal Societies to Government House

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 […]

December 1st, 2023|RSA News|

Announcing the winners of the Bruce Piasecki and Andrea Masters Writing Prize

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, […]

October 11th, 2022|RSA News|

New Stewardship of Country

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 […]

July 29th, 2021|RSA News|

Royal Society of NSW turns 200

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…[…]

July 19th, 2021|RSA News|

Heal Country!

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 […]

July 12th, 2021|RSA News|
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