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Annual Seminar – Exploration: Sea, Sky and Land: Legacies of exploration in colonial Queensland

August 31 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

$25 – $30

Papers: Dr Denver Beanland: Connections in charting the Great Barrier Reef, 1770-1850 / Stephen Sheaffe: Captain Samuel Ashmore, navigator and marine surveyor / Bill Kitson: With Great Zeal: Charting the Qld Coast, 1860-1913 / Ian Jempson: The Mystery of John Oxley’s Field Books – solved /  Dr Ray Kerkhove: The Casual Explorer: unknown and lesser-known expeditions of South-East Queensland / Prof John Pearn: Exploring the Heavens: Historical Vignettes from Queensland

Morning tea served in the break, which is included in the ticket.

Special launch of the exhibition “Call to Duty: Stories from the Great War and after” during morning tea
by Federal Member, Trevor Evans MP

Read more about the papers, and download the program.



August 31
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$25 – $30


The Royal Historical Society of Queensland


Commissariat Store Museum
115 William St
Brisbane, 4000 Australia
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