The Kimberley Society



General Meetings

The Society holds General Meetings on the first Wednesday of every month except January commencing 7.15 for 7.30 pm.  These meetings are held at the Dalkeith Hall, 97 Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith. At these meetings invited speakers present talks on various aspects of the Kimberley. Council endeavours to organise a varied program that cover, among other topics, history, botany, fauna, rock art, marine biology etc.



2018 Program

February 7 Seek and ye shall find: walking, canoeing, driving and helicopter adventures in the north Kimberley, 2017.Jeff Gresham, Tim Griffin and Hamish McGlashan

March 7 The Kimberley coast-naturally. Kevin Coate

April 4 The past, the present, and the future: Aboriginal cultural heritage in the Kimberley. Sam Lovell AM

May 2 The first descent of the Drysdale River: Operation Raleigh 1986. Joc Schmiechen

June 6 Sandalwood: Heaven Scent. Chris Done

July 4 "Sawfish Stories"-a presentation featuring the fascinating sawfish of the Fitzroy River. Monique Barker

August 1 An overview of the Thunderbird mineral sands project. Kim Pervan

September 5 Gija Jumulu-The story of Kings Park Big Boab 10 years after its first arrival at Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Patrick Courtney

October 3 The German ethnographic expeditions to the Kimberley, Northwest Australia 1938/39, 1954/55. Martin Porr

November 7 From carniverous plants to rock pools: diversity and ecology in theKimberley. Laura Skate & Adam Cross

December 5 Paleoecology, biodiversity and climate change: Recent research on the Kimberley environments at ANU. Simon Haberle



Please note that, with many of our speakers involved in work-related travel, this program may change at short notice. Should a speaker not be available, the topic may differ on the evening.

Members and visitors are invited to stay for supper after the meetings.

The Society asks a $2.00 hospitality fee from non-members.
































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