Dinosaur Symposium – Call for Papers by 12 Jan. 2019

A Symposium: Dinosaurs and Evolution of Life. Hobart, Tasmania 23-24thMarch 2019 Supported by The Royal Society of Tasmania, Geological Society of Australia (Tas. Div.) and  The University of Tasmania   Click here for link to Symposium registration @ Purchase Events     Abstract submission deadline 12 January 2019   First circular: Call for abstracts The Organizing […]

175th Anniversary Program

  In October 2018, the Royal Society of Tasmania will be celebrating 175 years – a terquasquicentennial anniversary. The Royal Society of Tasmania was the first Royal Society to be established outside the United Kingdom The Society was founded in 1843 by Sir John Eardley-Wilmot, Lieutenant Governor, as the Botanical and Horticultural Society of Van […]

Christmas Dinner and Lecture

The Royal Society of Tasmania’s 2018 Christmas dinner was held in the CSIRO dinning room at Battery Point on Tuesday 4th of December. The lecture and dinner were attended by Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, the Governor of Tasmania and Mr Richard Warner. The Governor is patron of the Royal Society of […]


Book Launch – Poles Apart

Official Launch by the Governor of Tasmania on 6 November at TMAG   Poles Apart: Fascination, Fame and Folly, edited by Dr Anita Hansen and Dr Brita Hansen, was launched by Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. This is the second book created as part of the […]

Massive Dinosaur Picnic

Saturday 10 November. In the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens the Royal Society of Tasmania put on a dinosaur party, the likes of which have not been seen for about sixty-five million years. The crowds came from far and wide for this Jurassic celebration. Thanks to everyone who made this great event a great event.   Photography by […]

Government House Reception for 175th Anniversary

Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, Governor of Tasmania, and Mr Warner generously hosted a reception for Society members on 16 October to celebrate to celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the Royal Society of Tasmania. The Governor gave a brief history of the Society and congratulated members on their continued enthusiasm for the advancement […]