Corporate entry Queensland Acclimatisation Society (1862 - 1940s)
- Association, Society or Membership Organisation and Conservation or Environment
The Queensland Acclimatisation Society was founded in 1862. The Society worked on the introduction and acclimatisation of animals, birds, fish, insects and plants. The Society ceased operations voluntarily, when it was decided that the CSIRO Queensland Department of Agriculture and Stock were better equipped for the tasks undertaken by the Society.
John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland
- Queensland Acclimatisation Society - Records, 1862 - 1965, OM66-24; John Oxley Library, Manuscripts and Business Records Collection, State Library of Queensland. Details
- Osborne, Peter, 'The Queensland Acclimatisation Society: Challenging the Stereotype', Queensland Historical Journal, 20 (8) (2008), 337-50. Details
Created: 31 January 2003, Last modified: 20 March 2006