Level 3 Mortlock Wing State Library of South Australia North Terrace Adelaide SA 5000

Contact

The Office will be closed from Friday 16 December 2022, reopening on Wednesday 18 January 2023.

Emails to admin@rgssa.org.au will be monitored periodically during this closure.

The Society and its Library are located on

Level 3, Mortlock Wing
State Library of South Australia
North Terrace
Adelaide SA 5000

Postal Address

The Royal Geographical Society of South Australia Inc.
PO Box 3661 Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000


Office Hours

Closed from mid-December to mid-January

Wednesdays : 10.00 am to 1.00 pm

Telephone : (+618) 7424 6311
Email : admin@rgssa.org.au

Library Hours

Closed from mid-December to mid-January

Tuesday to Friday : 10.00 am to 1.00 pm

Telephone : (+618) 8207 7266 (will become 7424 6312)
Email : library@rgssa.org.au

Office Bearers & Key Contacts

President - Leigh Radford OAM  (president@rgssa.org.au)

Director - Iain Hay (director@rgssa.org.au)

Immediate Past President - Rod Shearing OAM  (admin@rgssa.org.au)

Secretary - Melissa Gibbs  (admin@rgssa.org.au)

Treasurer - Tony Merchant  (admin@rgssa.org.au)

Office Manager - Alan Pickering  (admin@rgssa.org.au)

Library Staff - Gail Ward, Nona Verco, Phyl Twigg, Geoff Lemmey, Wynton Heading, Liz Raeside, David Wald, Alan Wallace, Sandra Thompson (library@rgssa.org.au)

Editors - GeoNews: Margie Dawson / South Australian Geographical Journal : Gerti Szili, Gareth Butler and George Tan


Tours

Tours of the Society’s library and rooms.

Tours can be arranged by contacting the Library. Topics can be tailored to your groups’ interests.

Tours of the Mortlock Wing.

“Ambassadors” or State Library staff conduct tours of the Mortlock Wing. Public tours from 10.30am on Monday to Friday, but not public holidays.

Group tours can be on any weekday morning but tours need to be booked in advance.

The tours include the history and architecture of the Mortlock Wing and cover the Royal Geographical Society Library, the main chamber, Sir Josiah Symon Library, Crawford Room, galleries, conservation and reformatting sections and finish with the exhibitions. Altogether about one and an half hours. Coffee shop facilities are available.

To contact the Society for referrals to the tours, telephone 61 08 82077266 or email library@rgssa.org.au