The Annual General Meeting of the Royal Society of Tasmania will be held on Tuesday, 5 March 2019, in the Central Gallery of TMAG, Dunn Place, Hobart. It will follow the monthly general meeting. Time: 7.30pm.

A lecture by the Tasmanian Australian of the Year 2018, Scott Rankin, will follow at 8.00pm.



Art exhibition – open weekends 2 to 24 February 2019



Dinosaur Symposium – March 2019

A Symposium: Dinosaurs and Evolution of Life.   Hobart, Tasmania 23-24th March 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 and TICKET PURCHASE ∞   The Organizing and Scientific Committee of DEL2019, invites you to participate in […]

March lecture by Scott Rankin

  Inclusive growth – creating new pathways out of deep poverty  by Scott Rankin, Tasmanian Australian of the Year for 2018     Date: 5 March 2019 Place: Central Gallery, TMAG, Dunn Place, Hobart Time: 8.00 pm   The five Domains of Change which must be tackled together if we are to create sustained positive […]

Walking Backwards into the Future

2019 Northern Lecture Series   The Royal Society of Tasmania INVITES YOU TO   Walking Backwards into the Future  – New Directions at QVMAG   A PUBLIC LECTURE BY MRS TRACY PUKLOWSKI          where:Meeting Room, QVMAG at Inveresk         when: 1.30 pm, Sunday 24thFebruary 2019 admission:  free for members of the Royal Society of Tasmania* […]

Speakers for the Dinosaur Symposium

Dinosaur “bling” at Lightning Ridge and dinosaur tracks in “Australia’s Jurassic Park” are just some of the fascinating subjects covered by internationally renowned speakers at our upcoming Dinosaur Symposium (23-24 March) hosted by the University of Tasmania. Here is a sneak preview of the program –      Winton – home of the Big Dinosaur   […]

DINOSAUR rEVOLUTION Exhibition at TMAG – On NOW until 5 May 2019

2019 Events

Our Hobart lecture program for 2019 is almost there; here’s a preliminary view: MARCH 5  –  Scott Rankin: Tasmanian Australian of the year for 2018. APRIL 2 – Dr Elizabeth Robinson: On educating young people in Tasmania today. MAY 6 – The Peter Smith Medal Lecture JUNE 4 – Aboriginal language revitalisation: celebrating the 2019 International Year […]

Australia Day Honours 2019

  Distinguished Professor Emeritus Ross Large, President of The Royal Society of Tasmania, has been honoured as an AO – Officer of the Order of Australia – “For distinguished service to education, and to scientific research, in the field of economic geology, and to professional societies.”   The Royal Society extends warmest congratulations to Ross on this acknowledgement of his outstanding work.

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 […]