Sites of Interest

The Australian Historical Association was founded in 1973 and is the peak national organisation of historians working in all fields of history.

The Association is committed to quality and integrity in the practice of history and advocacy on issues relating to the history profession in Australia.

The Explorers Club is an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research and the ideal that it is vital to preserve the instinct to explore.

Founded in New York City in 1904, The Explorers Club promotes the scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space by supporting research and education in the physical, natural and biological sciences.

Since the Hakluyt Society was founded in 1846, it has published more than 370 volumes of primary records of historic voyages, travels and other geographical material.

The primary Object of the Society is the advancement of knowledge and education, particularly in relation to the understanding of world history.

The Royal Australian Historical Society’s objective is the advancement of education in the field of Australian history.

Its goals are to Educate, Inform, provide Support, provide Resources, provide Advocacy, and Good Governance.

Founded in 1929, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society has been making Canada better known to Canadians and to the world for 90 years.

The Society’s vision is to help Canadians chart a successful future by fostering a greater understanding of Canada’s geography — its diverse human and physical landscapes — as well as the changes affecting its people and the environment.

The Royal Geographical Society is a learned society and professional body for geography based in the United Kingdom.

Founded in 1830 for the advancement of geographical sciences, the Society has 16,000 members, with its work reaching the public through publications, research groups and lectures.

The Royal Geographical Society of Queensland promotes the study and science of Geography and encourages a greater understanding and enjoyment of the world around us.

The Society is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation that brings together and welcomes people from all walks of life who share an interest in places, geography and the environment.

The Royal Geographical Society of South Australia (RGSSA) is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation for advancing geographical science and promoting public awareness and enjoyment of Geography and related topics.

It provides an extensive library of antique, rare and current books, lectures on topical issues, awards for research and the study of geographical subjects and field activities.

The Society for the History of Discoveries was formed to stimulate interest in teaching, research, and publishing the history of geographical exploration.

Founded in 1960, our members study the processes and technologies used to undertake voyages of exploration, as well as the impact of the cultural exchanges and interactions that ensued.