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Lectures are held in the Mawson Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Adelaide   Click here for map

Upcoming Lecture

The Field Geology Club of South Australia presents:
Flinders Ranges: World Importance
Thursday 6th July 2023 at 7:45 

Mawson Lecture Theatre

Department of Earth Sciences

University of Adelaide

Jason Irving
Department for Environment and Water
National Parks Programme

Abstract: Jason will provide a talk on the nomination of the Flinders Ranges for World Heritage Listing, for its exceptional record of the dawn of animal life.  The talk will provide an overview of the World Heritage nomination process, the sites being considered for nomination, and when we can expect to see the Flinders Ranges on the World Heritage List.

Biography: Jason Irving is Director, National Parks Programs in the Department for Environment and Water, leading a team that is responsible for creating new parks, management planning, co-management, and infrastructure development.  He is chair of the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park Co-management Board.  He managed the removal of mining from Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary in 2012, and since 2016 has been managing the World Heritage nomination of the Flinders Ranges and the creation of the Nilpena Ediacara National Park.

Members and visitors are warmly invited to attend and to stay for supper following the meeting. No booking required.
If the door to the Mawson Building is closed, ring the FGC doorbell to left of the door for admittance.
Note that the door to the building will not be monitored after 7.45 pm (and there will be no doorbell - too disruptive!) so please be sure to arrive on time. The door will however be opened briefly for latecomers just before the main lecture starts, at around 8 pm. 

Please be warned that there is no wheelchair access to the lecture theatre.


Upcoming Workshop

Cynthia Pyle will run a workshop before the July meeting. 
The topic for the July 6th workshop is 'TBA'.

The workshop will start at 6.30 pm, but people are welcome to come in later, as everyone
works independently or with a friend.

The workshop will be held in the Sprigg Room. Go past the Tate Museum and take the next
staircase on the right. The Sprigg Room is right at the top of the stairs. 
Anyone who arrives after 6.30pm and can't get into the building can ring the FGC bell if it is in place.


10 Minute Topic

Kym Dixon will give a talk titled “A wale of time - a brief history of the geological time scale”