Showing 1893 results

Authority record
Corporate body

Queensland Palaeontographical Society

  • AU NLA 35039461
  • Corporate body
  • 1962-

The Queensland Palaeontographical Society was formed in about 1962. One of the founding members was Dorothy Hill. The purpose of this society was to promote the publication of palaeontographical work, especially relating to Queensland. The Queensland Palaeontographical Society along with the Special Group in Palaeontology and Biostratigraphy formed the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists in 1974.

Home Midwifery Association (Qld.)

  • AU NLA 35057203
  • Corporate body

The Home Midwifery Association (Qld) is a non-profit organization that promotes home births in Queensland. It is now known as Homebirth Queensland.

Queensland Graingrowers' Association

  • AU NLA 35061561
  • Corporate body

The Queensland Graingrowers Association (QGAA) was the industry body representing Queensland graingrowers. In 1999 QGAA merged with the Cattlemen's Union of Australia (CU), the QGGA) and the United Graziers' Association (UGA) to form AgForce Queensland, a united voice for broadacre producers.

Fabian Society of Queensland

  • AU NLA 35073353
  • Corporate body

The Fabian Society of Queensland had its origins in the Fabian Society founded in London in 1884 by Bernard Shaw and Sydney Webb. The society was dedicated to promoting socialist theory In Australia, the first Fabian Society was established in 1891 in South Australia. The Melbourne Fabian Society was established in 1895. The Fabian Society of Queensland was formed in 1955. Its President was Joe Harris. The Queensland Fabian Society is a branch of the Australian Fabian Society.

Fellowship of Australian Writers. Queensland Section

  • AU NLA 35080194
  • Corporate body
  • 1958-

The Queensland Section of the Fellowship of Australian Writers had its genesis in the Queensland Authors and Artists' Association (QAAA), formed in Brisbane in 1921. Founding members included A.H. Davis (aka Steele Rudd), poet Constance Gittins and Dr Francis Cumbrae Stewart, later appointed Professor of Law at the University of Queensland. In 1928 Davis, Mary Gilmore, John le Gay Brereton and others met in Sydney to form a national body that would foster and promote Australian writing. The new group was launched as the Fellowship of Australian Writers and the QAAA became its Queensland branch, formally adopting the title Fellowship of Australian Writers, Queensland Section, in November 1958. Over the years the FAW(Q) attracted both established and aspiring writers and played a significant role in literary events such as the Warana Writers' Festival. It worked fraternally with other local organisations, most notably the Realist Writers' Group and the Brisbane Writers' Group which amalgamated with it in 1970. An affiliated writers' fellowship was formed in Redcliffe in February 1964.

Royal Queensland Art Society

  • AU NLA 35383930
  • Corporate body
  • 1887-

The Royal Queensland Art Society had its inaugural meeting in September 1887 and received the Royal Warrant in 1927. Many of Queensland's leading artists have been associated with the Society. It has a gallery and studio in Brisbane and holds workshops, seminars, life classes and exhibitions. Branches of the RQAS are situated in Brisbane, Rockhampton and the Gold Coast.

Allied Works Council (Australia), 1942-1945

  • AU NLA 35487418
  • Corporate body
  • 1942-1945

Established in February 1942, the Allied Works Council was responsible for carrying out any works required by the Allied Forces in Australia during the Second World War. This included providing any equipment, materials or workmen required to carry out these works. -- from Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Results 1 to 10 of 1893