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Corporate entry Geological Society of Australia Inc (1952 - )

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Association and Society or membership organisation
Reference No
ABN: 93 652 757 443
Suite 706, 301 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000


The Geological Society of Australia Inc. was established in 1952. At the start of the twenty-first century the Society had over 3,200 members, which included geologists, geophysicists, geochemists, palaeontologists and other interested professionals. The society has divisions in all Australian States and Territories.

From their Web site, December 2001, "The Geological Society of Australia was established in 1952 as a
learned, non-profit organisation. The society's objectives are to promote, advance and support the earth sciences within the scientific and wider communities."

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Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Geological Society of Australia - Records, 1952 - 2000, MS 085; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Conference Papers

  • Cooper, B. J., 'The Geological Society of Australia', in Useful and Curious Geological Enquiries Beyond the World: Pacific-Asia Historical Themes: The 19th International INHIGEO Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 4-8 July, 1994 edited by D. F. Branagan and G. H. McNally (Sydney: International Commission on the History of Geological Sciences, 1994), pp. 275-285.. Details

Edited Books

  • Cooper, B. J.;Branagan, D. F. ed., Rock Me Hard...Rock me Soft: a History of the Geological Society of Australia Incorporated (Sydney: The Geological Society of Australia Incorporated, 1994), 194 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Cooper, Barry, 'The Geological Society of Australia is fifty years old', Episodes (International Union of Geological Sciences), 25 (3) (2002), 209-12. Details


See also

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