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Albert Purchas (1825 – 1909) was a prominent 19th century architect and surveyor in Melbourne, Australia.
Alfred William Howitt CMG (17 April 1830 – 7 March 1908) was an Australian anthropologist, explorer and naturalist.
Sir Andrew Sheppard Grimwade, CBE (born 26 November 1930) is an Australian chemical engineer, scientist, philanthropist, businessman and cattle breeder.
Arthur Henry Shakespeare Lucas (7 May 1853 – 10 June 1936) was an English-born schoolmaster, scientist and publisher who lived in Australia for over fifty years, and became the most renowned writer on Algae after William Henry Harvey.
Arthur Sanders Way (13 February 1847 – 25 September 1930), was a classical scholar, translator and headmaster of Wesley College, Melbourne, Australia.
Arthur Mitchell Wilson (24 August 1888 – 19 December 1947) DSO was a gynaecologist and obstetrician and an Australian rules footballer who played for the University Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
Sir Arvi Hillar Parbo AC FTSE (born 10 February 1926, Tallinn, Estonia) is a business executive who was concurrently chairman of three of Australia's largest companies.
Balranald is a town and local government area (see Balranald Shire) in the Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia.
Barry Owen Jones, (born 11 October 1932), is an Australian polymath, writer, lawyer, social activist, quiz champion and former politician.
Bora is an initiation ceremony of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands before European colonisation.
Brachyscome chrysoglossa (Yellow-tongue daisy) is a perennial herb from Australia in the family Asteraceae.
Professor Bruce Harold John McKellar (born 1941) is an Honorary Professorial Fellow at the Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics at the Terascale (CoEPP) in the School of Physics at The University of Melbourne.
The Bundjalung people (also known as Bunjalung, Badjalang and Bandjalang) are Aboriginal Australians who are the original custodians of northern coastal areas of New South Wales (Australia), located approximately northeast of Sydney, an area that includes the Bundjalung National Park and Mount Warning, known to the Bundjalung people as Wollumbin ("fighting chief of the mountains").
Burke and Wills Camp B/CXIX is a heritage-listed campsite at Burke and Wills Access Road (Private Road), Normanton, Shire of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia.
Burke and Wills Dig Tree is a heritage-listed blazed tree at Nappa Merrie Station, Durham, Shire of Bulloo, Queensland, Australia.
The Burke and Wills expedition was an Australian exploration expedition in 1860–61 of 19 men, led by Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills, with the objective of crossing Australia from Melbourne in the south, to the Gulf of Carpentaria in the north, a distance of around 3,250 kilometres (approximately 2,000 miles).
Burke and Wills Plant Camp is a heritage-listed campsite near Betoota, Shire of Diamantina, Queensland, Australia.
Captain Charles James Tyers RN FRSV (13 September 1806–20 September 1870) was a 19th-century Australian surveyor and explorer, and the Commissioner of Crown Lands for Portland (1841) and Gippsland (1844).
Chiloglottis × pescottiana, commonly known as the bronze bird orchid, is a species of orchid endemic to south-eastern Australia.
Chloroclystis guttifera is a moth in the Geometridae family.
Clement Hodgkinson (1818 – 5 September 1893) was a notable English naturalist, explorer and surveyor of Australia.
Cremorne Gardens was a pleasure garden (now referred to as amusement parks) established in 1853 on the banks of the Yarra River at Richmond in Melbourne, Australia.
Crowea exalata, commonly known as small crowea or waxflower is a flowering plant in the family Rutaceae and is endemic to the states of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria in Australia.
CSIRO Publishing is an Australian-based science and technology publisher.
Daniel James Mahoney (1878-1944), was an Australian scientist in the field of geology and petrology.
The Darkinung were an indigenous Australian people of New South Wales.
The Darug are a group descending from an indigenous Australian people of that name, which shares strong ties of kinship and, in pre-colonial times, survived as skilled hunters in family groups or clans scattered throughout much of what is modern-day Sydney.
David Vernon Boger FRS (born Kutztown, Pennsylvania) is an Australian chemical engineer.
Dr Ludwig Becker's Grave is a heritage-listed grave at Molesworth Station, by the Bulloo River, Bulloo Downs, Shire of Bulloo, Queensland, Australia.
Duncan McIntyre was an Australian explorer who followed in the tracks of Burke and Wills.
Edmund Dwen Gill (11 December 1908 – 13 July 1986) was a prolific Australian scientist specialising in geology, museology, palaeontology and geomorphology.
Edward John Dunn (1 November 1844 – 20 April 1937) was an English-born Australian geologist, winner of the 1905 Murchison Medal.
Edward John White (8 December 1831 – 2 August 1913) was an English-born meteorologist and astronomer, president of the Royal Society of Victoria in 1902.
Eremophila tietkensii is a flowering plant in the figwort family, Scrophulariaceae and is endemic to Australia.
Ernest Willington Skeats (1 November 1875 – 20 January 1953) was an English-Australian geologist and academic Skeats was born in Berais Town, Southampton, England, son of Frank George Skeats, a bank clerk and his wife Alice Erena Martin and was educated at Handel and Hartley colleges, Southampton, and entered the Royal College of Science, London, where he received a D.Sc. in geology in 1902.
Baron Sir Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich von Mueller, (German: Müller) (30 June 1825 – 10 October 1896) was a German-Australian physician, geographer, and most notably, a botanist.
Fossarina patula is a species of very small sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc or micromollusk in the family Trochidae, the top snails.
Francis Bell CE MInstCE (c1813 – 9 September 1879), was a British railway engineer, who worked extensively in Australia, and was involved in a number of important railway construction projects and bridges.
Francis William Cadell (9 February 1822 – 1879) was a European explorer of Australia, most remembered for opening the Murray River up for transport by steamship and for his activities as a slave trader.
Frank Leslie Stillwell OBE, (27 June 1888 – 8 February 1963) was an Australian geologist, winner of the Clarke Medal awarded by the Royal Society of New South Wales in 1951.
Frederick M. Adamson was an early settler in Victoria, Australia.
Frederick Chapman (13 February 1864 – 10 December 1943) was the inaugural Australian Commonwealth Palaeontologist.
Sir Frederick McCoy (1817 – 16 May 1899), was an Irish palaeontologist, zoologist, and museum administrator, active in Australia.
The Gamilaraay, also called the Kamilaroi are an Indigenous Australian people whose lands extended from New South Wales to southern Queensland.
The Geelong Keys were a set of five keys discovered in 1847 at Limeburners Point, on the southern shore of Corio Bay, near Geelong, Victoria, Australia.
Georg Balthazar von Neumayer (21 June 1826 – 24 May 1909), was a German polar explorer and scientist who was a proponent of the idea of international cooperation for meteorology and scientific observation.
George Selth Coppin (8 April 1819 – 14 March 1906) was a comic actor, entrepreneur and politician, active in Australia.
George Sweet (1844 – 1920) was an English-born Australian geologist, president of the Royal Society of Victoria in 1905.
George William Rusden (9 July 1819 – 23 December 1903) was an English-born historian, active in Australia.
Godfrey Howitt (8 October 1800 – 4 December 1873), entomologist, was born in Heanor in Derbyshire to Thomas Howitt.
Graeme Pearman (born 1941) was Chief of CSIRO Atmospheric Research in Australia from 1992 to 2002, and is an international expert on climate change.
The Great Forest National Park is a proposed national park in Victoria, Australia.
Sir Gustav Victor Joseph Nossal,, FRS (born 4 June 1931) is a distinguished Australian research biologist.
Sir Henry Barkly (24 February 1815 – 20 October 1898) was a British politician, colonial governor and patron of the sciences.
Henry Joseph Grayson (9 May 1856 – 21 March 1918) was a British-born Australian nurseryman and scientist, best known as the designer of a machine for ruling diffraction gratings.
Henry Roughton Hogg (9 February 1846 – 30 November 1923) was a British amateur arachnologist.
The history of Melbourne details the city's growth from a fledging settlement into a modern commercial and financial centre as Australia's second largest city.
HMVS Victoria (Her Majesty's Victorian Ship; also referred to with the prefix HMCSS-Her Majesty's Colonial Steam Sloop) was a 580-ton combined steam/sail sloop-of-war built in England in the 1850s for the colony of Victoria, Australia.
Ian Rutherford Plimer (born 12 February 1946) is an Australian geologist, professor emeritus of earth sciences at the University of Melbourne, previously a professor of mining geology at the University of Adelaide, and the director of multiple mineral exploration and mining companies.
James George Beaney (15 January 1828, Canterbury – 30 June 1891, Melbourne) was an English-born surgeon, politician and philanthropist in Australia, member of the Victorian Legislative Council from March 1883 until his death.
James Jamieson (5 June 1840 – 1 August 1916) was a Scottish-born Australian doctor, president of the Royal Society of Victoria in 1901.
James Cosmo Newbery (28 June 1843 – 1 May 1895) was a United States-educated Australian museum administrator and industrial chemist, and co-developer of the Newbery-Vautin chlorination process for gold extraction.
Jarijari were an indigenous Australian people whose traditional territory was located in the Mallee region of Victoria.
Jerry McKee Adams, FAA, FRS (born 17 June 1940) is an Australian-American molecular biologist whose research into the genetics of haemopoietic differentiation and malignancy, led him and his wife, Professor Suzanne Cory, to be the first two scientists to pioneer gene cloning techniques in Australia, and to successfully clone mammalian genes.
Dr Jillian Maree Garvey is an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award (ARC DECRA) Fellow in Archaeology, specialising in late Quaternary Australian Indigenous Archaeology, at La Trobe University, Melbourne (Bundoora).
John Albert Long (born 1957) is an Australian paleontologist who is currently Strategic Professor in Palaeontology at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia.
John Ignatius Bleasdale (1822–1884) was an English-born Roman Catholic priest, chemist and mineralogist active in Australia and president of the Royal Society of Victoria in 1865.
John Dennant (1839 – 12 June 1907) was an English-born educational administrator and geologist, president of the Royal Society of Victoria in 1903.
John Francis Lovering (born Sydney, 27 March 1930) is an Australian geologist.
John Hodgson (1799 – 2 August 1860) was an Australian politician, member of the Victorian Legislative Council and Mayor of Melbourne 1853–54.
John King (15 December 1838 – 15 January 1872) was an Irish soldier who achieved fame as an Australian explorer.
John King Davis, CBE (19 February 18848 May 1967) was an English-born Australian explorer and navigator notable for his work captaining exploration ships in Antarctic waters as well as for establishing meteorological stations on Macquarie Island in the subantarctic and on Willis Island in the Coral Sea.
The Honorable Dr John Macadam (29 May 1827 – 2 September 1865), was a Scottish-Australian chemist, medical teacher, Australian politician and cabinet minister, and honorary secretary of the Burke and Wills expedition.
Joseph Brady (1828–1908) was an Irish born, civil engineer active in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, Australia, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, undertaking works on railways, water supplies and ports.
Joseph Mason Baldwin (9 September 1878 – 6 July 1945) was Victorian government astronomer 1920–1943.
Joseph Reed (c. 1823–1890), a Cornishman by birth, was one of the most talented, prolific and influential Victorian era architect in Melbourne, Australia.
Joseph Schneider was an Australian architect active during the 1850s through 1870s.
Kathleen Margaret Maria Sherrard (15 February 1898 – 21 August 1975) was an Australian geologist and paleontologist.
The Koinjmal were an indigenous Australian people of the state of Queensland.
The Kokatha, also known as the Kokatha Mula, are an indigenous Australian people of the state of South Australia.
The Kuyani are an indigenous Australian people of the state of South Australia.
La Trobe Street (also Latrobe Street) is a major street and thoroughfare in the city centre of Melbourne, Australia.
Landsborough's Blazed Tree (Camp 67) is a heritage-listed tree at Mitchell Highway, Charleville, Shire of Murweh, Queensland, Australia.
Landsborough's Blazed Tree (Camp 69) is a heritage-listed blazed tree at Mitchell Highway, Bakers Bend, Shire of Murweh, Queensland, Australia.
Lasiopetalum schulzenii, commonly known as drooping velvet bush, is a common shrub of the mallow family.
List of Australian organisations with royal patronage.
This is a partial list of learned societies, grouped by country.
This is a list of Royal Societies listed alphabetically with the date of founding.
Ludwig Becker (5 September 1808 – 29 April 1861) was a German artist, explorer and naturalist.
The Mandandanji are an indigenous Australian people of Queensland.
Dr Mary Eleanor Gillham MBE (26 November 1921 – 23 March 2013) was a British naturalist, university lecturer, and writer, who was resident for many years in Gwaelod y Garth and then Radyr, in Cardiff, Wales until her death.
Milton Thomas William Hearn (born 17 February 1943) is a Professor of Chemistry and the Director of the Australian Research Council Special Research Center for Green Chemistry at the Monash University.
Mount Hope is a granite outcrop located to the north of Pyramid Hill in northern Victoria, Australia.
Emeritus Professor Nancy Fannie Millis AC MBE FAA FTSE (10 April 192229 September 2012) was an Australian microbiologist who introduced fermentation technologies to Australia, and created the first applied microbiology course taught in an Australian university.
The Nauo were an indigenous Australian people of South Australia.
Nukunu are an indigenous Australian people of South Australia, living around the Spencer Gulf which since British settlement has developed to contain the cities of Port Pirie and Port Augusta.
Oscar Werner Tiegs FRS FAA (12 March 1897 – 5 November 1956) was an Australian zoologist whose career spanned the first half of the 20th century.
Peter Charles Doherty, (born 15 October 1940) is an Australian veterinary surgeon and researcher in the field of medicine.
Philip Crosbie Morrison (19 December 1900 – 1 March 1958), generally known as "Crosbie Morrison", was an Australian naturalist, educator, journalist, broadcaster and conservationist.
Phillip Garth Law AC, CBE, FAA FTSE (21 April 1912 – 28 February 2010) was an Australian scientist and explorer who served as director of Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) from 1949 to 1966.
The Philosophical Institute of Victoria was a scientific institute functioned in Victoria, Australia during 19th century.
Pietro Paolo Giovanni Ernesto Baracchi (25 February 1851 – 23 July 1926) was an Italian-born astronomer, active in Australia and Government Astronomer of Victoria (Australia) 1900-15.
Prasophyllum suttonii, commonly known as the mauve leek orchid, Mount Buffalo leek orchid or Buffalo leek-orchid, is a species of orchid endemic to the Australian Alps.
Pterostylis alpina, commonly known as the mountain greenhood, is a species of orchid endemic to south-eastern Australia.
Prof Richard James Arthur Berry FRSE FRCSE (1867–1962) was a British-born surgeon and anatomist who rose to fame in Australia.
Richard Thomas Martin Pescott (21 August 1905 – 22 February 1986) was an Australian botanist.
Robert Lewis John Ellery CMG (14 July 1827 – 14 January 1908) was an English-Australian astronomer and public servant; Victorian government astronomer for 42 years.
The Royal Society is a society for science in the United Kingdom.
The Royal Society of South Australia (RSSA) is a Learned Society whose interest is in Science, particularly, but not only, of South Australia.
RSV may refer to.
Sally Morrison is an Australian writer of fiction and biography.
Professor Sandra Rees is an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at the University of Melbourne.
Alfred Louis Smith and Arthur Ebden Johnson were architects who designed many public buildings of Melbourne in the classical style.
Suzanne Cory, AC, FAA, FRS (born 11 March 1942) is an Australian molecular biologist.
Thomas Howell Laby FRS (3 May 1880 – 21 June 1946), was an Australian physicist and chemist, Professor of Natural Philosophy, University of Melbourne 1915–1942.
Tambo Crossing is a locality and small farming community in the Shire of East Gippsland in Victoria, Australia.
Thomas Chirnside (1815–1887) was an Australian pastoralist who settled on much of what would become western Melbourne.
Thomas Sergeant Hall (23 December 1858 – 21 December 1915) was an Australian geologist and biologist, recipient of The Murchison Fund in 1901.
Urodacus manicatus, commonly known as the black rock scorpion, is a species of scorpion belonging to the subfamily Urodacinae (family Scorpionidae).
Uromunna sheltoni is a species of isopod first described by Brian Kensley in 1977.
Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer (23 June 1860 – 14 July 1929), commonly referred to as W. Baldwin Spencer or Baldwin Spencer, was an English-Australian biologist and anthropologist.
The Warkawarka are an Australian Aboriginal tribe whose traditional lands are located in Victoria, Australia.
The Watiwati are an indigenous Australian aboriginal people traditionally living on both sides of the Murray River, from Victoria to New South Wales.
Johann Wilhelm Theodor Ludwig von Blandowski, known as William Blandowski (21 January 1822 – 18 December 1878), was a German explorer, soldier, zoologist and mining engineer of Polish roots, he is most famous for his exploration of the Murray and Darling Rivers in Australia.
William Charles Kernot (16 June 1845 – 14 March 1909), was an Australian engineer, first professor of engineering at the University of Melbourne and president of the Royal Society of Victoria.
William Detmold (17 October 1828 - 4 August 1884) was a noted German-born Australian bookbinder, printer and stationer.
William Henry Norman (1812–1869) was a sea captain in Australia.
William Nicholson (27 February 1816 – 10 March 1865) was an Australian colonial politician who became the third Premier of Victoria.
William Parkinson Wilson (circa January 1826 – 11 September, 1874) was an astronomer and professor of mathematics who was born in England but spent most of his career in Australia.
The Wilsons Promontory National Park, commonly known as Wilsons Prom or The Prom, is a national park in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia, located approximately southeast of Melbourne.
The Wotjobaluk were an indigenous Australian people of the state of Victoria.
Yvonne Aitken (1911 – 2004) was an Australian agricultural scientist whose contributions to the field included studies of plant flowering as it depends on climate, season, and genetic factors.