The RGSSA Library has a wide range of books, many of which have been acquired as part of the York Gate Collection (See Library/Book Collections). While much of the collection is about Australiana and natural history, there are many rare books on other topics.
The Society has an interesting collection of relics pertaining to Australian explorers, some of which can be seen in the Library while others are held in storage. shown below are just a few of the items. A full list of the Society’s relics and artefacts can be found in this link.
The Society supports a number of awards and prizes to promote geographical education and research, and to recognise members’ efforts. Since 1947 the Lewis family have been the main benefactors of the tax deductable Fund that provides many of the awards.
2018 Award Ceremony at Government House
FLINDERS WALKING TRAILS APP
Download the App covering the content of the RGS Bush Walks which are copyright in Explore the Flinders Ranges (Edition 2).
Videos of Previous Lectures
Videos of previous lectures are available via YouTube.
For the moment the RGS has 2 blogspots made up of a series of interesting stories drawn from the Library’s books by various cataloguers. The new one is rgssa.blogspot.com.au. The original one – “From Machu Picchu to Darkest Africa at RGSSA”, http://www.rgssamachupicchu.blogspot.com.au/ is still accessable, but will be removed some time in the future.