Royal Society of New South Wales

The first scientific society formed in the colony, based on the model of the Royal Society of London.

Milestone
Formed
Jul 1867
Position
1821 - 1822
1856 - 1895
1859
1867 - 1877
1873 - 1915
1874
1876
1876 - 1884
1879 - 1880
1880 - 1895
1880
1881
1883
1884
1885
1889
1890 - 1899
1891
1891 - 1921
1893 - 1953
1894 - 1895
1895
1897
1900
1901
1907
1909
1910
1953
Type

Royal Society of New South Wales

,
2010

Growing out of earlier societies which endeavoured to further the cause of science in the colony, the Royal Society fostered discussion, learning and research from its formation in the mid-nineteenth century.